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Re: Installing Debian root on ZFS mirror NetBoot




On 3/31/19 3:12 PM, David Christensen wrote:
> On 3/31/19 12:45 AM, Mimiko wrote:
>> Hello.
>>
>> I know that ZFS is not well supported as MD raids. All I've found on
>> internet on installing Debian on ZFS is using a live disk.
>>
>> My goal is to boot from network and install Debian root on ZFS raid
>> mirror. I can do this using MD raid. I am searching for suggestions of
>> how to enable ZFS during installing from network and partition disks
>> using ZFS.
>>
>> Any suggestion and ideas a welcome.
> 
> I migrated my SOHO file server to FreeBSD specifically for ZFS.  While
> FreeBSD rocks as a server OS, I find that graphical desktops are better
> on Debian.  On Debian, I use BTRFS.  I also use only one device for the
> system drive, and keep it small (16 GB SSD and USB flash drives) to
> facilitate taking, storing, and restoring images.
> 
> 
> David
> 

Step-by-step instructions are found here:

https://github.com/zfsonlinux/zfs/wiki/Debian-Stretch-Root-on-ZFS