1. C

    H310 Mini no raid mode with ZFS?

    Good day everyone, I have recently purchased a Dell R320 server with the H310 mini card. This card has a no raid mode where the disks show up individually (AFAIK, it does not create a raid 0 array for each disk). I would like to know if using this mode is safe for ZFS? BTW, the mini card cannot...
  2. S

    Slow NFS/SMB/AFP, but fast SCP read performance

    Hi! My FreeBSD 11.2 box has the strange behavior that copying a file via NFS, SMB, or AFP is always capped at exactly 60 MByte/s. However, copying the same file to the same client via SCP immediately hits GBit line speed at 110 MByte/s. It shouldn't be a hardware limitation, I can read the...
  3. forquare

    Boot from sent ZFS datasets?

    Hi all, I do most of my work on a VirtualBox VM on my work laptop. The VM runs FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE. I routinely ZFS snapshot my environment and send those snapshots to a secondary desktop, also running FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE. On the desktop they live under: zroot/usr/vm_backup Today I’ve...
  4. Martin Garcia

    Solved Reclaim unused space on a virtual machine on a sparse vm

    Hello, I have this exact issue, https://blogs.oracle.com/solaris/zfs-on-disk-images-reclaiming-unused-space-v2/comment-submitted?cid=57c69e34-f90a-4064-bb6b-30a9375352a4 I have virtual machines (FTP, WEB, MySQL servers) on KVM sometime ago it was filled with some files or sites that are no...
  5. S

    ZFS zfs cannot mount 'dataset': Insufficient privileges - a bug?

    Cannot mount dataset as unprivileged user 'hyper' [hyper@tesbox ~]$ zfs mount zroot/testset cannot mount 'zroot/testset': Insufficient privileges All permissions given: [hyper@tesbox ~]$ zfs allow zroot ---- Permissions on zroot -------------------------------------------- Local+Descendent...
  6. Petr Fischer

    ZFS can't import zroot pool after failed freebsd-update (unresponsive tx->tx state)

    I did freebsd-update from 11.1 to 11.2-RELEASE, but I did not have enough disk space and "freebsd-update install" stage failed (No disk space error) - so my system is screwed. I booted from FreeBSD 11.1 install ISO (LiveCD) and I thought I would rollback the ZFS snapshots on the zroot pool and...
  7. KDragon75

    ZFS FreeBSD ZFS L2ARC header size calculation

    I have been searching for some time and cannot find any official documentation on how to calculate the memory consumption for the L2ARC headers. I did find one person claiming that each header consumed 70 bytes and that each ZFS record required a header. C
  8. fishfox

    Looking for enhanced devd documentation

    Hi all, I am trying to build some devd rules that will trigger on various conditions. devd.conf(5) only has an incomplete list of the various systems, subsystems, and types available. Is there a better place to be looking for this info? In particular I would like to see the events for ZFS...
  9. D

    Can't install FreeBSD 11.2 (After installation the system won't boot!)

    I tried to install FreeBSD on a PC, which had Windows 10 on it. at first i installed FreeBSD using UFS file system and everything was Ok and it installed, then for some reasons i needed the ZFS file system, but after installing, it said: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key...
  10. V

    Create a FreeBSD SBS ( Small Business Server )

    Hello community! I thank this forum for all the info I had. For several months, I think about the idea of migrating the whole Windows architecture under FreeBSD, currently we have: ISP Modem / Router -Wireless Server Windows Server 2008R2 1 - File Sharing (1,7TB DATA) - Domain Controller (25...
  11. D

    After installing on ZFS Filesystem, the system won't boot!

    After installing on ZFS Filesystem the system won't boot and says: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key And even if the disk remains inside, it'll show FreeBSD Intsaller again! Although there is no problem when using UFS filesystem for installation. I have checked for zpool...
  12. D

    Solved Cannot upgrade to FreeBSD 11.X – cannot find the pool (zfs) / ada0 not listed

    Hello everyone! Last week I tried to upgrade from source from 10.3-STABLE to 11.2-STABLE on my laptop but the new kernel (GENERIC) failed to boot. I thought that it might be safer to upgrade from binary, so I built and installed 10.3-RELEASE in order to get freebsd-update working and then I...
  13. D

    Solved Problem running poudriere in a jail

    I followed the instructions given in https://github.com/freebsd/poudriere/wiki/poudriere_in_jail and it all went very well until I actually went to build the packages. When I run poudriere bulk I get the error Error: load_moved requires PWD=/data/poudriere//.m/11maglev-packages/ref/.p. Here's...
  14. vermaden

    HOWTO: Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server - DIY Backup

    I would like to share an article about setting up small silent/fanless FreeBSD server for backup purposes. Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server - DIY Backup https://vermaden.wordpress.com/2018/08/28/silent-fanless-freebsd-server-diy-backup/ Regards, vermaden
  15. alx82

    Solved zfs very slow under "normal" load

    I have a desktop system running 12-ALPHA3. Under "normal" load, for example running the following command find Documents -type f -exec chmod 0644 {} \; The system becomes quiet unresponsive until the command finishes. Documents contains 6G of latex/pdf files. This is on my zroot/usr/home...
  16. joel.bodenmann

    Solved ZFS performance - one mix pool or two separate ones?

    I'm currently planning to deploy a set of FreeBSD machines that provide storage over NFS to virtualization hosts (Proxmox). I already have several Proxmox nodes running but currently all VM disks are in the node's local storage. While migration does work it does require me to shut-down a VM...
  17. vermaden

    New ZFS Boot Environments Tool In FreeBSD Base

    New bectl tool imported to FreeBSD base as replacement for beadm tool from FreeBSD Ports. I have made small comparison in New ZFS Boot Environments Tool article. https://vermaden.wordpress.com/2018/08/24/new-zfs-boot-environments-tool/ The bectl is already available in 12.0-ALPHA2 image...
  18. P

    FreeNAS to FreeBSD, backups

    Hello, I have used FreeNAS for a number of years, mainly as a remote media server. I know this is bad practice, but I have never really done backups of any kind... Now, I need to setup a public web server that will hold user data. I have already created a FreeBSD jail (FAMP stack) on my...
  19. hanzer

    Solved Building 11.2-Release from source with root on ZFS

    Hi, I have an 11.2-Release system with root on a 3-disk ZFS RAIDZ. I just did a buildworld, buildkernel, installkernel and after reboot with the new kernel it fails to start and says something like: Solaris: NOTICE: Cannot find the pool label for 'zroot' Mounting from zfs:zroot/ROOT/default...
  20. W

    ZFS Cannot boot after kernel upgrade to 11.2-RELEASE

    Hello, after initiating the 11.2 upgrade on Sunday evening and finishing the kernel part of it, the following reboot left me with a ZFS error: ZFS: i/o error - all block copies unavailable ZFS: can't find pool by guid The pool layout is simple, just a single disk, so no RAID. I find it...