There is not yet a simple way to setup ZFS as rootfs in Debian because
grub2 package is still missing the relevant support even in Sid.
On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 8:08 PM, Nicolas Di Gregorio
> Can someone tell me how to create a zfs pool that is compatible with debian
> 8/jessie grub2 ? I mean using only debian and debian backports packages and
> not the zfsonlinux repo.
> Kind Regards
> 2016-10-19 8:17 GMT+02:00 Nicolas Di Gregorio
>> Sorry to reopen this thread but I would like to know how to get an updated
>> grub including thoses patches ?
>> Is the only way to this this issue is to reinstall and recreate my pool
>> without thoses 2 features ?
>> Kind Regards
>> 2016-09-29 10:16 GMT+02:00 Richard Laager <email@example.com>:
>>> On 09/29/2016 02:52 AM, Nicolas Di Gregorio wrote:
>>> > no it seems it's not whole disks.
>>> If it's not whole_disk, then that's not the problem.
>>> Thanks for including the zdb output. I should have asked for that.
>>> That's a much easier way to figure this out. Also, I think that's going
>>> to lead us to the real problem...
>>> Your pool requires the hole_birth and embedded_data features. I suspect
>>> that Debian's GRUB doesn't support those.
>>> I've attached all the ZFS patches from Ubuntu's GRUB.