Re: Question about 'gptzfsboot'

From: Thomas Laus <>
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:38:16 -0400
On 2019-04-28 22:27, Ian Lepore wrote:
> If you're using gptzfsboot, I guess you're using zfs?  I just fixed a
> problem with probing disks for zfs volumes a few days ago (r346675). 
> There is even some small chance it fixes this problem, because one of
> the things I noticed was that in one of the disk structures in loader,
> the "slice offset" value was sometimes a bit random-looking, like it
> was being initialized with whatever garbage was laying around in
> memory.  It actually makes some sense that the "garbage" might be
> different between a firstboot after power-on and a reboot.
> So all in all, it wouldn't hurt to update both gptzfsboot and loader
> (gpart bootcode -b and -p) to see if there's a fix lurking in my zfs
> probe changes.
I'll build and update my laptop OS this morning and report back to this
thread if I have any additional issues.



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