Can I create a RAID-Z1 pool consisting of five vdevs (each a physical disk) but using four vdevs (each a physical disk) attached and marking one as missing and then later add that one disk to make the pool online instead of degraded?
I'm trying to fit 9 disks into 8 slots, and without a hammer...
status: One or more devices has experienced an error resulting in data
corruption. Applications may be affected.
action: Restore the file in question if possible. Otherwise restore the
entire pool from backup.
This is my first experience with ZFS.
I have created a raidz2 zfs pool with 5 drives, no spares (I know won't happen again). It's a lab server so no critical data.
The pool became degraded after a HD failure. (showing as FAULTED with too many errors).
Some of data I had...