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bug #47742: "error: external pointer tables not supported" with zfs /boot

Submitted by:  Carter Charbonneau <zcarterc>
Submitted on:  Wed 20 Apr 2016 05:36:31 PM UTC  
Category: FilesystemSeverity: Major
Priority: 6Item Group: Software Error
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: Carter Charbonneau
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 
Release: 2.02~beta1Reproducibility: Every Time
Planned Release: 2.02

Wed 20 Apr 2016 05:36:31 PM UTC, original submission:

Booting fails with "error: external pointer tables not supported". `ls <dir that contains linux and initrd>` from the grub command line also fails with the same error. This directory is big and has lots of hardlinks in it.

Carter Charbonneau <zcarterc>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
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      Planned ReleaseNone=>2.02
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