zfs

  1. NapoleonWils0n

    Solved importing zfs dataset from an external drive to new machine

    Hi I have just installed Freebsd on my old Macmini and want to transfer zfs datasets from a usb drive to the macmini I just need to copy across some data and set up a few config files to get macmini set up, so i can finally ditch osx and go full freebsd on all my machines Is it possible to do...
  2. P

    ZFS NFS share options

    I am trying to use the zfs set sharenfs command in order to share a directory with specific options, but whenever I try to add more than the -ro flag (ie zfs set sharenfs="-ro" library/Movies), the share stops being listed when I run showmount -e. I tried adding just the async flag as well with...
  3. M

    Solved bsdinstall disables GPT identification for guided ZFS install

    When you install FreeBSD using the Auto ZFS option, GPT labels and GPT UUIDs are disabled in loader.conf: kern.geom.label.disk_ident.enable="0" kern.geom.label.gptid.enable="0" The only reference to labels being disabled that I could find is from a 5-year-old PC-BSD bug report complaining...
  4. Buck

    ZFS Automate ZFS snapshot backups to another drive

    So there are several utilities in ports that provide convenient snapshot management, but I haven't been able to find one that would similarly automate cloning and managing those snapshots to a different drive/zfs pool installed in the same machine. What I'm looking to have is not a clone of the...
  5. dave

    ZFS ZFS Partition vs Whole Disk and Bootcode

    I have an old machine that runs on ZFS. I have just replaced one of the disks in a mirror. I used the whole disk, but the existing disk looks like it's partitioned. I replaced thie disk with a command like, sudo zfs replace zroot [id of old device] ada1 When I replaced the disk, I got a...
  6. D

    Userland C program using zfs

    Which includes and librariries are required to use zfs from a userland C program?. .e.g. create/destroy a filesystem and snapshot. The only include I can find that uses zfs is /usr/include/libzfs_core.h, which requires nvpair, which requires a bunch of solaris typedefs to compile. It seems that...
  7. `Orum

    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...
  8. 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...
  9. R

    Solved Upgrade from 12.0 to 12.1 results in kernel panic

    Hi, When upgrading from 12.0 to 12.1, the upgrade itself does not return any errors. When rebooting the system, the startup with new kernel results in a kernel panic. * What are the next steps to see in the logs ? I cannot startup so what's the procedure to read the logs? * I tried to restart...
  10. N

    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...
  11. H

    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...
  12. H

    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...
  13. I

    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...
  14. D

    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...
  15. 0

    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...
  16. U

    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...
  17. D

    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...
  18. D

    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...
  19. D

    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...
  20. 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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