Re: ZFS support in GRUB
2011/2/13 Kilian Krause <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> - Multi-device arrays are not supported. If they're RAID1 (mirror),
>> we work around this by selecting the first member and using that for
>> boot later. For array types where more than one disk is needed, GRUB
>> can't boot. Using a separate /boot can resolve this, however.
> Excellent that you confirm it working. However running through the Squeeze
> d-i I find no option to select this. And trying to find some howto for
> making this work manually in a Debian/kFreeBSD I did find nothing but
> the according FreeBSD docs that would be using gpart (which is not available
> in Debian).
Neither the installer nor the GRUB that shipped with squeeze support
Latest GRUB (in upstream Bazaar, not sure if trunk or some branch)
supports multi-device ZFS however.
> So how do you reckon the RAID1 configuration should be set up?
You can setup a single-disk zpool and convert it to zRAID1
afterwards (with "zpool attach").
>> - Gzip compression is not supported. [...]
> Great! What's the current status of this?
It's supported now (in upstream).