On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Francois Dion <francois.d...@gmail.com> wrote:
> It is on openindiana 151a, no separate /var as far as But I'll have to
> test this on solaris11 too when I get a chance.
> The problem is that if I
> zfs mount -o mountpoint=/tmp/rescue (or whatever) rpool/ROOT/openindiana
> i get a cannot mount /mnt/rpool: directory is not empty.
> The reason for that is that I had to do a zpool import -R /mnt/rpool
> rpool (or wherever I mount it it doesnt matter) before I could do a
> zfs mount, else I dont have access to the rpool zpool for zfs to do
> its thing.
> chicken / egg situation? I miss the old fail safe boot menu...

You can mount it pretty much anywhere:

mkdir /tmp/foo
zfs mount -o mountpoint=/tmp/foo ...

I'm not sure when the temporary mountpoint option (-o mountpoint=...)
came in. If it's not valid syntax then:

mount -F zfs rpool/ROOT/solaris /tmp/foo

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