Monthly Archives: March 2013

forget to update the bootloader when updating ZFS filesystems.

Today, when I reboot my freebsd server. Server can’t boot. The error message is

The problem is caused by that after I update zfs version, I should update bootloader at the same time.

Fix it:

Download the latest Freebsd 9.1 current image. Note:if you are using the stable image, the bootloader in the image is still old and can’t support zfs 29.

Then use the image to boot the server, then enter ‘shell’,run below command for all boot disks:

then reboot the server