[PVE-User] Proxmox VE 6.0 beta released; missing documentation ZFS on UEFI

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Mon Jul 8 07:56:05 CEST 2019

On Sat, Jul 06, 2019 at 07:57:57AM +0200, arjenvanweelden at gmail.com wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-07-04 at 21:06 +0200, Martin Maurer wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > 
> > We're happy to announce the first beta release for the Proxmox VE 6.x
> > family! It's based on the great Debian Buster (Debian 10) and a 5.0
> > kernel, QEMU 4.0, ZFS 0.8.1, Ceph 14.2.1, Corosync 3.0 and countless 
> Thank you for all the hard work you are putting into the new release.
> > improvements and bugfixes. The new installer supports ZFS root via
> > UEFI, for example you can boot a ZFS mirror on NVMe SSDs (using
> > systemd-boot instead of grub). The full release notes will be
> > available together with the final release announcement.
> I just installed the beta using a ZFS root with UEFI on a single drive,
> which boots fine but I want to mirror that first drive. 
> Making a RAID1 out of a RAID0 ZFS vdev is the same as before, but I
> wonder about duplicating the EFI System Partition.
> I just wanted to let you know that the Help in the beta (<pve-
> host>/pve-docs/chapter-sysadmin.html#chapter_zfs) still claims "It is
> not possible to use ZFS as root file system with UEFI boot".
> Is there any new documentation of shall I wait for the final release?

docs will be updated later this week, and will include information on
how to initialize an ESP to be picked up by our sync scripts/hooks.

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