For my backups, I copy the most import data -
/home, … - first locally to a ZFS dataset. This data gets synced to a backup server.
This local ZFS dataset was compressed with gzip, after upgrading the zroot pool and setting zstd as the compress method. FreeBSD failed
to boot with the error message:
ZFS: unsupported feature: org.freebsd:zstd ZFS: pool zroot is not supported gptzfsboot: failed to mount default pool zroot
As this might help people with the same issue, I decided to create a blog post about it.Read more...