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ZOL FAQ proposes to use whole disk, therefore partitioning is not required. From the same reason, it is not neccessary to create a partition table (be it GPT or ms-dos compatible), ZFS will create it automatically.
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== Merging with Installing Arch Linux on ZFS? ==
  
However, it might still be useful to use a single partition, which is slightly smaller than the size of the disk. This is to allow for problems at the time of disk replacement (e.g. due to failure). Not all disk marketed as 2TB HDD are of the same size and it is not possible to replace a drive in ZFS's vdev with a smaller drive (even when smaller by a few sectors).
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Does it make sense to keep two different articles? What about just add the sections about how-to add zfs packages to the installation media and the trouble shooting here?
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:Interesting. I think it could work, but I am not sure where to place it. The installing on zfs article is very long. Do you have any ideas? [[User:Demizer|Demizer]] ([[User talk:Demizer|talk]]) 03:24, 2 March 2013 (UTC)
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::I think most of the other article is actually wrongly placed. The information about the partition, formatting, and mounting are covered in the general installation guide, I am using zfs in a bios and efi system and I ignored it. What is really important is: adding zfs packages to the installation media, creating the pool and the fs for installation, and the kernel line to mount zfs root.

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Merging with Installing Arch Linux on ZFS?

Does it make sense to keep two different articles? What about just add the sections about how-to add zfs packages to the installation media and the trouble shooting here?

Interesting. I think it could work, but I am not sure where to place it. The installing on zfs article is very long. Do you have any ideas? Demizer (talk) 03:24, 2 March 2013 (UTC)
I think most of the other article is actually wrongly placed. The information about the partition, formatting, and mounting are covered in the general installation guide, I am using zfs in a bios and efi system and I ignored it. What is really important is: adding zfs packages to the installation media, creating the pool and the fs for installation, and the kernel line to mount zfs root.