[zfs-discuss] Newbie pool layout questions

Richard Laager rlaager at wiktel.com
Sat Nov 3 22:26:26 EDT 2012


On Sat, 2012-11-03 at 18:38 -0700, UbuntuNewbie wrote:
> Am Freitag, 26. Oktober 2012 00:54:45 UTC+2 schrieb Richard:
>         You might want to give my instructions a go: 
>         https://github.com/rlaager/zfs/wiki/HOWTO-Install-Ubuntu-to-a-Native-ZFS-Root-Filesystem 
>         (...)
>         -- 
>         Richard 
>  
> Hi,
> in your instructions (step 5.5) you said:
> Hint: For a virtual machine, specify -virtual.

> I couldnt guess, where exactly to specify this. please advise me.

In place of -generic in the kernel package names. It's optional. The
-virtual kernels are smaller because they omit drivers for physical
hardware that doesn't occur in virtual machine environments.

I've edited the wording in the HOWTO to hopefully be more clear.

-- 
Richard
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