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Re: ZFS'ing my T5120 with Debian

On 05/25/2018 09:38 PM, Chris Ross wrote:
> root@t5120:/var/tmp# grub-install /dev/sda
> Installing for sparc64-ieee1275 platform.
> grub-install: warning: this GPT partition label contains no BIOS Boot Partition; embedding won't be possible.
> grub-install: error: filesystem `zfs' doesn't support blocklists.
> root@t5120:/var/tmp# 

That error message is quite clear: You have to set up a separate non-ZFS
partition which serves as a boot partition. Booting from a ZFS partition
using blocklists doesn't work.

Btw, I'm surprised to read that the T5120 supports GPT disk labels? I
thought that GPT is supported on T4 and newer only.


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