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ZFS Boot Environment documentation

Added by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago. Updated 29 days ago.

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Feedback
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Normal
Category:
Backup / Restore
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Description

Write documentation for the new ZFS Boot Environment feature.

Mostly done, adding this for tracking.

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Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

  • Assignee changed from Jim Pingle to Christian McDonald
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Updated by Marcos Mendoza about 1 month ago

Feedback:

Managing Boot Environments in the GUI

Indicates the current next ZFS Boot Environment

italicize "next", or change it to the active next

Administrators can create new ZFS Boot Environments in a couple different ways.

couple of different ways

Selecting Boot Environments in the Loader Menu

It would be helpful to provide a screenshot here of the referenced loader menu showing option 8.

Press option 3 to change the bootfs it is not correct (this is typically unnecessary as it likely only has one option)

change the bootfs [entry,filesystem?] if it is not

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Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to In Progress
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Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Feedback
Actions #6

Updated by Marcos Mendoza about 1 month ago

Looks good!

Actions #8

Updated by Jim Pingle about 1 month ago

Added examples for space usage plus a screenshot of the BE list in the GUI:
https://gitlab.netgate.com/docs/pfSense-docs/-/commit/7918002d35c719c36140efe050f458f56b34914d

Actions #9

Updated by Jim Pingle 29 days ago

Added docs for the new option to disable automatic BE creation during upgrade: https://gitlab.netgate.com/docs/pfSense-docs/-/commit/37addb38520059411dbc57adba1fafa3c866a64d

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