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    Solved Help needed after zfs features upgrade before bootcode upgrade

    Hi, I'm having an issue with bootcode upgrade after zfs features upgrade. FreeBSD's suggestion is this gpart bootcode -b /boot/pmbr -p /boot/gptzfsboot -i 1 da0 but this doesn't work because there is no da0. Instead I use ada0, the only SSD fully owned by ZFS. However, the result is an error...
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    ZFS GEOM_MIRROR: Cancelling unmapped

    Hi, I have problem with raid / mirror and I need a guide how to fix it safely. Below my problem. gmirror status Name Status Components mirror/swap COMPLETE da1p2 (ACTIVE) da2p2 (ACTIVE) da0 at ciss0 bus 0 scbus0 target 0 lun 0 da0: <HP RAID 0 OK> Fixed...
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    UFS What does it mean "GEOM RAID5 Pending"?

    Hello. My software raid 5 rebuiled hot and after that there are penging somewhat. Does anybody knows what does it mean "Pending"? Geom name: Data State: COMPLETE HOT Status: Total=8, Online=8 Type: AUTOMATIC Pending: (wqp 11 // 2) 2052749657088..2052749661184/4096p...
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    Other What is the minimum component required to enable NVMe

    I am working on embedded project based on freebsd. It is looking into having a NVMe device. I am newbie for freebsd. Based on the handbook, the Freebsd doesn't support the block layer as Linux does. I am assuming the file system driver (example, ext2fs) will be able to mount with NVMe driver...
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    Confused about geom_uzip

    I have an geom_uzip image and what I'm confused about is the following. The first few lines of the image file are as follows: #!/bin/sh #V2.0 Format m=geom_uzip (kldstat -m $m 2>&-||kldload $m)>&-&&mount_cd9660 /dev/`mdconfig -af $0`.uzip $1 exit $? But when I try to execute them manually they...
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    Install FreeBSD 11 on Intel RST based raid 5

    Hello all. This is my first post. I have considered giving FreeBSD a try for a while and have decided now would be a good time although I may have bitten off more than I can chew. I am trying to install the OS on my fake raid but it is not working. I don't even know if it is possible in this...
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    Solved cannot import, "one or more devices is currently unavailable"... but all devices present and ONLINE

    I am an idiot. I have no backup. Nothing critically important, but 6 TB of personal data I would sorely like to recover. I solemnly swear to create real backups first, before anything else, if I can get this working again. I'm a newbie to FreeBSD. This new FreeBSD system is replacing an old...
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    Questioned GEOM bioq_* usage necessity in some modules: g_concat, g_mirror, g_stripe ...

    I'm developing GEOM provider/consumer and looking through the existing code to learn. And in process of that started to question the usage necessity of bio queue (bio_queue_head) in some cases. There are a lot of cases when a pattern for functions such as g_*_read or g_*_flush is like so: ...
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    Solved Best practise to access drives with unique identifiers?

    My new FreeBSD 10.2 server consists of one SSD for the base system, several HDDs for data storage and a hot swap bay which I use for backups. All drives are encrypted with geli and I use ZFS on all internal disks. I have written a small script to automatically attach encrypted disk, import ZFS...
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