On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:31 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha <w...@fajar.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Frank Cusack <fr...@linetwo.net> wrote:
> >
> > If we ignore the vbox aspect of it, and assume real hardware with real
> > devices, of course you can install on one x86 hardware and move the
> drive to
> > boot on another x86 hardware.  This is harder on SPARC (b/c hostid and
> zfs
> > mount issues) but still possible.
> Have you tried? :D

Yes, I do this all the time.  Between identical hardware, though.  It used
to be tricky when you had to know actual device paths and/or /dev/dsk/*
names but with zfs that issue has gone away and it doesn't matter if drives
show up at different locations when moving the boot drive around.
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