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Migration to ZFS

PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:47 am
by Markospokus

I'm almost after moving to ZFS to have it in place of HFS+ on the boot volume, I know there's wiki 'bout it but it might be not up-to-date (spl is now included e.g. from what I've seen).
My disk layout is as follows:

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   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        *500.1 GB   disk0
   1:                        EFI EFI                     209.7 MB   disk0s1
   2:          Apple_CoreStorage                         499.2 GB   disk0s2
   3:                 Apple_Boot Recovery HD             650.0 MB   disk0s3
   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:                  Apple_HFS MBook HD               *498.9 GB   disk1

I have FileVault on and I'd like to retain this but I also wonder - is the helper partition really needed? if so, does it break the security of the FileVault?. I'm quite skilled with computers, just somewhat new to Macs but I've experience with using Terminal in Linux.

Can someone give me assistance on how to do it?