[zfs-discuss] ZFS on root: Additional question

Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) rudd-o at rudd-o.com
Wed May 18 17:43:54 EDT 2016

On 04/28/2016 11:10 PM, Manfred Braun via zfs-discuss wrote:
> Hi All !
> I am just planning a next server with zfs on root. I used the instructions
> on github for debian/wheezy.
> First, in that instructions, after the pool has been created, the datasets
> follows. Could I create a dataset "rpool/etc" ? I am seeing a lot of changes
> to /etc, so it would make sens to me. 

/etc needs to remain in the root pool, which should also include /usr. 
Nothing works without those two directories being available.

The jury is still out on /var.   Not sure what in early boot demands
files in /var.


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