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    ZFS Mounting a partiton of a ZFS poolfile?

    Hi there, I have a file, it's 2 TB in size. The sender said: this is a zfs poolfile. I did setup a Ubuntu 22.04 in VirtualBox, connected the USB drive with the 2 TB ZFS poolfile, mounted it in Ubuntu and typed in: fdisk -l zfsfile01. Ubuntu said: toor@toor-ZFS:/media/sf_E_DRIVE$ sudo fdisk -l...
  2. Nick-6

    ZFS What is the difference between gpart and other tools?

    I'm trying to format my external disk with ZFS filesystem. I've search and found several guides using different tools. Since sysutils/gpart is used in handbook, it seems FreeBSD prefer it than other tools. So, I'd like to know what's the difference and I'd like to make sure the commands I used...
  3. O

    can't mount Dangerously Dedicated USB stick

    Hello fellow FreeBSD users, I try to mount a USB stick to recover a geli key. This stick has a full install and I used to boot on it and run FreeBSD (version 7 or 8). When I created it I did not use slices and make it dedicated (I forgot why). The server hardware is broken and I can't boot on an...
  4. neptunium

    Solved Restore slices destroyed by "fdisk -I"

    I know that there are many similar posts around here, but I wasn't able to find anyone else with exactly the same problem. On this HD ada1: 476940MB (976773168 512 byte sectors)I had slices and partitions like this: ada1s1 ada1s2 ada1s2a ada1s2d ada1s2e ada1s2f I accidentally destroyed...