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  1. S

    Solved Encryption + ZFS (13.0)

    Hello, I've been using Debian Linux for some time, but I wanna give FreeBSD a try because I like some facts about it. :) I do the first steps in a VM for easy rollback, but after that I'll install it on the 2nd drive on my laptop. Because its a laptop, full disc encryption is mandatory for me...
  2. H

    Solved Backup unencrypted datasets into encrypted datasets

    This is probably a trivial question, but I'm failing to figure it out myself after reading a lot of documentation. I've my laptop running an up-to-date 13.0-RELEASE, with zfs on top of geli. So, datasets are *not* encrypted, but encryption is done on the lower level. I've a single snapshot in...
  3. dave

    ZFS ZFS Version and Encryption

    I was trying to create an encrypted zfs filesystem today and I got an error, so i tried to check the version and that gives me an error as well. Am I missing something? % sudo zfs create -o compression=lz4 -o encryption=on -o mountpoint=/mnt/zusb-backup -o keyformat=raw -o...
  4. S

    Solved How to attach a partition (vdev) to a ZFS dataset ?

    Hello, I have a zpool named zroot on top of 3-way mirroring (ada0p4, ada1p4, ada2p4), and zroot/data with mountpoint /data. Now I would like to set zroot/data to use a partition of a fourth disk (namely ada3p1). How could I do that? Thx for your helps.
  5. Jaskie

    Solved I lost bootcode in BSD slice, a lot. Help me found out WHY?

    Hi guys. I am a newbie in the BSD world. I've been using Linux for a few year just as desktop stuff, no development-related work. A few days ago I decided to give FreeBSD with ZFS a try. Anyway, I installed FreeBSD dual booting Windows in a disk, the laptop is legacy BIOS boot with MBR partition...
  6. nerozero

    ZFS Choosing drives for ZFS Virtualization server

    Hello, could you please recommend me a reliable and fast disk for a server which should host 3-4 virtual machines, which use a large data blocks ( eg 2TB volume for VM: zfs create -sV2T -o volblocksize=4k -o volmode=dev zvmpool/zcloud-disk0 ) At the moment I found those quite promising...
  7. C

    ZFS How well does openzfs run on FreeBSD?

    So as some on here know I have been using FreeBSD for a long time now, and was an early adopter with ZFS. For me the ZFS experience has generally been very positive on FreeBSD. However I started also using it in Linux with Proxmox a couple of years ago, whilst I haven't had any crisis with it...
  8. jrronimo

    Solved Tried to replace da0 in RAIDZ2, now server won't boot. (Ended up rebuilding OS install.)

    Hello! I have a lot of background info of my setup here, but the short version is: FreeBSD 12.2 server, RAIDZ2 with 5 disks in a RAIDZ2. I just tried to replace drive da0, and now my server won't boot. I'm sure I set this all up wrong, but I hope someone can help me recover. Earlier, I was...
  9. angelvg

    ZFS How export by NFS the content of ZFS recursively?

    Hello friends, I need to export by NFS the home for a remote server... The creation process was as follows: Create the pool called 'storage' zpool create storage da1 See the pool mounted df -h | egrep 'Filesystem|storage ' Filesystem Size Used Avail...
  10. lifepillar

    ZFS Storage layout strategy with disks of unequal size

    I've got a machine with one 1TB HD, and I have a spare 3TB HD. In the short-term, but not immediately, I plan to buy a 6–10TB HD, and in the medium-term I think to replace my current 3TB HD with another 6-10TB HD. I want to install FreeBSD with ZFS. What storage layout strategy do you recommend...
  11. fr33bsd

    ZFS SLOG device with no performance effect?

    Greetings, I have a sort of backup server for snapshots. This server is only dedicated to receive snapshots. There is no NFS/FTP/.... . During a transfer of a snapshot using netcat I added a slog NVMe ssd to the backup pool. I was hoping to see even a tiny speed boost, but there was none. I...
  12. M

    ZFS Undo offlining of a RAIDZ1 drive (without rebuild)?

    I run an old HP N40L XigmaNAS box with a RAIDZ1 consisting of 3 WD Red 4TB drives. The ada1 drive showed some SMART errors, so I decided to replace that drive. Setting the drive offline, the pool showed the status "DEGRADED" as expected. But after shutting down the system and replacing that...
  13. jbodenmann

    Solved Increase ZFS-on-root partition size

    I have a FreeBSD 13.0 bhyve VM running on a FreeBSD 13.0 host. Originally, The VM was created with a 64 GB disk but I increased that to 128 GB. When logging into the VM, I see that the disk was indeed resized correctly: root@poudriere01:~ # gpart show -lp => 40 268435440 vtbd0 GPT...
  14. A

    ZFS Replace failed disk in ZFS Mirror

    Hi All, Hope someone can guide me. I created a zpool called data with 4 pairs of mirrored disks (8 disks in total) mirror-0 to mirror-3 A disk in mirror-0 failed I have been able to remove it from the mirror-0 and replace the disk. This now shows as ada0 in zpool status with no mirror-0 showing...
  15. matt_k

    Solved ZFS single root fs

    Hello, I am not sure what I did, because this computer sits here since 12.1 was new and I was learning at the time. I only boot it once in a month, do backups through LAN, turn it off. Now my problem is this: I wanted to upgrade to 13-RELEASE, but I wanted to do it with boot environments. As I...
  16. R

    ZFS ZFS boot problem after upgrade to 13.0

    I have a Gen8 HP Microserver with 4x 3TB SATA disks attached via AHCI, in a 4 way mirror. I *think* since I upgraded to 13.0 from 12.2 I've been unable to boot from them. I am able to boot successfully from a USB stick with the live image installed. I've reinstalled the 13.0 bootcode on every...
  17. J

    proxmox Running FreeBSD as a virtual guest with ZFS

    Hi, I've been running Proxmox 6 with ZFS as guest storage for some while now. As guests I have a couple of FreeBSD systems and I plan on expanding the list of FreeBSD guests migrating away from Linux. I once read that it would be counter productive to use ZFS within the FreeBSD guest because...
  18. C

    ZFS ZFS Boot Issue

    I have a FreeBSD production system with 12 3TB SATA drives in a a JBoD triple-parity ZFS configuration spanning around 30TB. This was working well for months, through numerous reboots, however after a power outage Friday it's been unable to boot, giving 3 or more (it varies) `zio_read error...
  19. I

    How to change passphrase for encrypted ZFS disk?

    How to change passphrase for encrypted ZFS disk for FreeBSD 13? I saw this post, but "/boot/encryption.key" is not found. Do I change the passphrase by booting into the disk, or booting into the install-disk? And, if I boot into the install-disk, how do I mount the specific partition to change...
  20. Q

    ZFS Woke up to drive pool not found this morning. At a loss as to what to do? Any suggestions would be welcomed!

    I was having issues keeping the system running. So turned the system off, and ran a memory test, and replaced memory. When I rebooted the pool is unknown, and this is in the log file. Could booting from a CD and Running a memory test mess with the Headers on each drive???? How is that...
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