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  1. NapoleonWils0n

    Geil encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement

    FreeBSD Geli encrypted container FreeBSD geli encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement Support for geli is available as a loadable kernel module. To configure the system to automatically load the module at boot time, add the following line to /boot/loader.conf: geom_eli_load="YES"...
  2. T

    ZFS Questions about encryption and backup

    I'm new to FreeBSD but I have experience with Linux distributions. I'm very happy with FreeBSD so far. I used the guided encryption zfs option also I have raidz with 4xHDD. The encryption key is on boot pool at /boot/encryption.key, right? I also have encrypt every HDD with geli use new key and...
  3. B

    Solved How to store /home/user data in other pool than system pool with "set mountpoint="?????

    Hello, I am a newbie in FreeBSD and thus far I love FreeBSD more and more, especially because of the ZFS integration. But now I am stuck on a problem I do not understand. I have two pools. A system pool called "rpool" on an SSD mirror and a data pool called "bigpool" on a bunch of Raid 10 HD's...
  4. khuman

    ZFS ZFS + NFS storage file access at 10G/s

    Hello, guys! I'm looking for solution. We have a storage with 60x4TB zfs pool wich split on three raidz2 arrays + 256 Gb RAM. We have to connect around 30 Mac OS clients for online video streaming (~7-8Gbits/sec) via NFSv3 Some times we have a users complain about freezing. Our configuration...
  5. K

    ZFS Dying disk or...?

    Woke up this morning to a mostly non-responsive server and a console filled up with messages like this (messages log for just the last 8 hours is 126M): Mar 8 07:36:17 xeon kernel: vm_fault: pager read error, pid 1 (init) Mar 8 07:36:17 xeon kernel: swap_pager: I/O error - pagein failed...
  6. M

    ZFS zfs inherit mountpoint after zfs rename not working

    Dear Community! Can anybody see what I'm doing wrong? I have migrated some zfs filesystems, that I know need to reorganize. Therefore I created new parent-filesystems and renamed the old subfilesystems into that. That worked for several filesystems (tank/old/accounts > tank/users...
  7. N

    Application hangs on disk usage

    I am using Freebsd 11 installation for several months and have some issues with some applications usage for example firefox, thunderbird or qtcreator can hang and not respond for any action for ~10s. I wanted to investigate this issue but my knowledge in BSD has ended and I need help. I checked...
  8. B

    ZFS ZFS on partitioned disks / reserved space / short stroking

    Hi. Does anybody know of a good solution to set up a guaranteed allocation of physical drive space for a ZFS pool? Ideally I would like my database pool to allocate-from and use only the first third (for example) of the physical sectors of all my drives so that all data lives in the "fast...
  9. B

    ZFS ZFS read performance of mirrored VDEVs

    Hi. I'm building a new system for a small data warehouse and have been testing disk performance in various zpool configurations using up to 14 drives. Every configuration seems to be performing as expected except for sequential reads across mirror sets. Could somebody please either correct my...
  10. O

    Solved Freebsd 11.0 can't boot after network module install

    Hello, I have a problem with booting my Freebsd 11.0 box with zfs as zroot. The idea behind installation of new drivers for em0 was that I have some problems with it watchdog that is killing my dhcpclient and losing connection to that box: forteca kernel: em0: Watchdog timeout Queue[0]--...
  11. STREBLO

    ZFS Why are /usr and /var not in a boot environment?

    By default the file system structure was set up as is set up so that /usr and /var are not inside a boot environment dataset and have canmount set to off. $ zfs list -H -o name,mountpoint,canmount NAME MOUNTPOINT CANMOUNT s${ZROOT}/ROOT none on ${ZROOT}/ROOT/default /...
  12. dch

    ZFS geli encrypted nested zpool

    hey, I set this up last week it seems to work but whether it's actually a good idea or not ... in particular I wonder if I should have disabled the cache on the nested zpool rather than the parent zvol, and whether I actually need to unmount the nested zpool to snapshot and sync. It would be...
  13. dch

    ZFS recommend a bookmark-capable zfs snapshot tool?

    Does anybody know of a straightforward cron-friendly zfs replication tool that: takes scheduled snapshots (hourly, daily, weekly etc) can prune them handles replication supports bookmarks ideally supports resumables Most -> least wanted features.
  14. iamfahad

    ZFS RAID MIRROR Boot Error

    I have installed FreeBSD-RELEASE 11.0 with MIRROR (Double Disk). SWAP mirror too. Mounting from zfs:zroot/ROOT/default failed with error 2: unknown file system I can by pass the problem by loading kernels, load /boot/kernel/kernel load /boot/kernel/opensolaris.ko load /boot/kernel/zfs.ko...
  15. T

    Recommended multi-server FBSD hosting configuration

    I'm building out a hosting environment for my customers. I typically use Linux but FreeBSD offers some features of interest to my customers. I've used FreeBSD before (version 9), but my experience is limited. The hosting architecture I'd like to setup is (focusing on two servers): Server 1...
  16. A

    ZFS ZFS Shows conflicting Stats

    Hello everyone, I've setup a vm to do some testing with FreeBSD/ZFS. My vm consists of 4 HDD's (1x20 GB where FreeBSD resides, 3x 2 GB for the zpool) and received a simulated drive failure by removing one disk from the system. I've created a raid-z pool and was able to "dd" 17 G of Data into...
  17. masteroman

    Solved Convert ezjail to use ZFS with running jails

    OK, so I've made an mistake with rushing into setting up Jails and haven't configured ezjail before I started creating jails so it by default created all of the jails within /usr/jails directory which is part of zroot ZFS pool, not its own pool. To be more specific I'm talking about the...
  18. E

    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...
  19. O

    Solved Changing ZFS checksum on boot device: bad idea

    Hello, I read several times that changing ZFS checksum to sha512 could improve performances. So, on a FreeBSD 11 computer installed with a ZFS boot device, I did "zfs set checksum=sha512 zroot" and everything seemed fine. Until I rebooted. When I rebooted, I had errors like: ZFS: i/o error -...
  20. M

    ZFS "zfs create" on directory with existing data

    I have a single disk on my server. I simply went for ZFS "stripe" (no redundancy) when installing FreeBSD. zpool status prints the following: pool: zroot state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM zroot ONLINE 0 0 0 ada0p4 ONLINE...
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