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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:  Filesystem Severity:  Major
Priority:  6 Item Group:  Software Error
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Carter Charbonneau
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  2.02~beta1 Reproducibility:  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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