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    Bootable system with UEFI + GELI + ZFS?

    From reading other posts, it looks like a UEFI + GELI + ZFS root system should be possible with 12.1. I used both the -b and the -g flags when setting up GELI, but I'm not even prompted for a password at boot. It looks like there might be an error, but it flashes by so quickly I can't read it...
  2. jakobbg

    ZFS 48TB ZFS, 64GB RAM, Ryzen 3900X for Plex 4k: What can be tuned/optimized?

    Hi all! I've got a new server which is going to work as a file server, web server and transcoding 4k content-oriented Plex server, all running on 4x 16TB Seagate X16 drives in RAID-Z. I'm just wondering about tuning. Swap, ZFS, stuff like that. What can be wise to change from defaults? Running...
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    Other GELI on Epyc Using Software AES Despite Saying its Using Hardware

    I have two similar systems I'm testing as database hardware. Both consist of 8x Samsung 860 Pro SSD's attached to LSI9003-8i, 256GB ram, equal chassis/backplane. The only variance is one server is an Epyc 7371, and the other a Xeon Gold 6130. Some snippets to get the lay of the land, first the...
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    ZFS Troubleshooting ZFS storage pool

    I am looking for advice on how to identify performance issues with a ZFS storage server. The server is a prototype that I have built as a proof of concept for a NAS device that will allow me to offload camera memory cards to shared storage. We are talking around 512GB transfers with checksum...
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    UEFI on MSI laptop ?

    I'm trying ro install freebsd (12.0) on my MSI laptop with uefi. I'm facing a strange issue. I can boot on a UFS usb stick, but after install on ssd (using ZFS), my ssd is not bootable. I try the installation with and without 4k sectors options and with different partition scheme...
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    ZFS zfs panic: solaris assert

    Hi there I have a small home server with a ZFS pool created in FreeBSD 11.1 and updated to 12.0 -> 12.1. A few days ago, the server rebooted with panic panic: solaris assert: size <= (1ULL << 24) (0x1401000 <= 0x1000000), file: /usr/src/sys/cddl/contrib/opensolaris/uts/common/fs/zfs/abd.c, line...
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    ZFS (solved) zfs on geli encrypted disks

    I have two drives which are both geli encrypted and have the same partition scheme. I added both to an zfs mirror pool and created some smaller partitions in that pool. After a reboot im facing these problems: I can decrypt both drives, but only the first decrypted is shown as online and the...
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    ZFS Random™ data errors on ZFS Raids

    Hello everyone, I'm struggling with a problem for quite some time now. It started a few months ago when I installed my first ZFS raid (beyond stripe with 1 disk). Everything was good for a while until i suddenly got some strange errors when cp/mv/rsync-ing files from one place to another. It...
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    Samba domain controller

    Anyone know if it's currently possible to run a Samba DC with ZFS? I've tried 4.8 and the latest pkg for 4.10 which is supposed to contain "fix(?) for provision on ZFS". I can only get as far as "Setting up self join", then get an error such as the following - set_nt_acl_no_snum: fset_nt_acl...
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    zfs log cache

    i build a pool with logs and when i copy data from client to server i see only the cache being used and not the log. when i copy from the server to the client the cache is used and not the log. what the log and cache are used for? how to configure it. i just added the to the pool zpool add...
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    Zfs partition

    Hi I want to build a file server using zfs. I installed the os on mirrored zfs from the bsd installation. The installation formatted the drives automatically with FreeBSD-zfs partition. Now I want to add drives to my new pool called Data. This drives are new. Do I need to gpart the drives...
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    Cloning FreeBsd

    hi I would like to make system images for my servers. I used clonzilla for my Ms-system and saved the img file on network. I tried to do the same for my Bsd's and the clonning faild on the Swap file. Where can I find a guide for solving this problem? Is there a tool for making Disk to Disk...
  13. swemattias

    FreeBSD as storageserver using zfs?!

    I got an idea a few weeks back, I want to "upgrade" my storage-server, från Ubuntu Server 19.04, with Kernal 5.x, using 8 2Tb disks in RAID-6 with XFS. Hardware is an AMD Ryzen 2200G, 16 GB of non-ECC RAM (please don't comment this, I know), Asus TUF board, with two PCI-e cards, one extra NIC...
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    Encrypted ZFS and liveUSB

    Hello! I have a laptop with FreeBSD on encrypted ZFS. When I try to load with FreeBSD USB stick I always asked for geli passphrase. What is the strange behavior?? It is boot USB drive, isn't it? And if I wish to make a clean FreeBSD install? Tried with nomadBSD - all the same, tried with Arch...
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    ZFS ZFS settings/tuning for 16GB RAM

    Hi, I'm using FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p4 as Desktop OS on my Lenovo X230 with 16GB RAM and ZFS as file system. This is my first FreeBSD install. So far, I haven't had any issues with ZFS, but I have some slightly concerning boot messages and was wondering if I should change any ZFS-related...
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    ZFS ZFS root from sysinstall ... why so many filesystems ?

    I just created a new system from sysinstall (used the 12.0-RELEASE ISO) and chose to use the nice, menu driven ZFS boot config that is now in sysinstall. Everything went fine and I am booted up, etc. however I am really surprised to see all of the individual filesystems that were created for me...
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    ZFS ZFS compression with email

    Anyone else storing email on ZFS using lz4 compression? I have a couple of mail servers and seem to find that compression ratios are fairly low when using default ZFS settings (apart from enabling compression). One server is using 415GB of space and has a 1.25x compression ratio (so...
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    ZFS RAID mirror, how to test that it functions properly.

    I have FreeBSD version 10.3-RELEASE-p4(kernel) and 10.3-RELEASE-p5 (userland). I did setup Mirror RAID with two disks during installation. Now I wand to make sure that the mirror is functioning properly. This is what I’ve tried. graid status prints no results. Next, I made sure disks are seen...
  19. Petr Fischer

    Solved How to mount FreeBSD 12 GELI encrypted ZFS root manually?

    Hello! I have FreeBSD 12 installation with GELI encrypted ZFS root partition (created automatically from the installer). But now, my HW died and I need to import and mount the root filesystem as external disk. How can I mount this GELI encrypted ZFS root partition manually please? Note: In the...
  20. Harun

    ZFS NFS export: netcred already exists for given addr/mask

    Hello! I have several resources defined in variables "sharenfs". >zfs list space/backup/openstack 363M 15,0T 363M /space/backup/openstack space/voip 3,78T 15,0T 176K /space/voip space/voip/smg...
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