1. puppyboy

    Testing snapshots and it's not working as expected. Not sure what I'm doing wrong

    Or maybe I'm misunderstanding what's supposed to be happening. Here's what I've done for this test: 1. Look at my datasets root@nightmaremoon:~ # zfs list NAME USED AVAIL REFER MOUNTPOINT backup2 1.69T 3.57T 1.69T /mnt/backup2 data 5.82T 1.21T...
  2. J

    ZFS How to mount a zfs partition?

    Hello, I am in the rescue mode on an OVH server, meaning the partition of my server is not mounted but it is supposed to be available to be mounted. root@rescue:~# lsblk -f NAME FSTYPE LABEL UUID MOUNTPOINT sda...
  3. C

    ZFS FreeBSD with 3SSD for PostgreSQL

    Hello. I have a server with only 3 SSD, I want to run only PostgreSQL on it. But I don't have idea what options of ZFS to use for best performance. Did anyone here such a setup, and can give me a hint? Best regards.
  4. G

    ZFS Delegating ZFS Permissions for ZFS volume fails

    While creating a zfs filesystem by a delegated user works fine, creating a zfs volume fails # zfs allow mypool ---- Permissions on mypool -------------------------------------------- Permission sets: @container...
  5. pming

    Jail lost all packages

    Hello everyone I recently set up Nextcloud in a jail using apache24, mariadb101 and php70 on FreeBSD 10.3. After rebooting my server the jail will not come up correctly. It won't mount datasets and all the packages I installed and their configuration seems gone. pkg info only returns pkg. I...
  6. N

    Solved L2ARC is disabled. Why?

    I am stumped. I've been running a FreeBSD 9 server with ZFS for 5 years and have now done a completely fresh install of FreeBSD 11. Everything (meaning the pools layout) is configured as it was on the old system (as far as it was possible), but created from scratch. The problem that I face is...
  7. MMacD

    Solved Zeroing out a disc in prep for warranty exchange

    The new disc is now integrated in place of the failed one, and I now need to zero out the failed one before I exchange it. Trying to mount the drive in my workstation box failed, which at first surprised me. But I supposed it was because it used to be part of a zfs mirror. So I gpart deleted...
  8. Petr Fischer

    Solved zxfer subcalls of "zfs get props..." become slow in long run

    Hello, I am using zxfer to replicate/backup ZFS snapshots (created by zfSnap) to the backup server. zxfer calls this commands internally (read dataset properties): zfs get -Ho property,value,source all zroot zfs get -Hpo property,value,source all zusbbackup/backups/pf-server/zroot ...same...
  9. MMacD

    Solved Replacing a drive in a 3-way mirror?

    According to a post elsewhere by Phoenix, replacing a drive in a ZFS mirror is simple: # zpool attach <poolname> <old drive> <new drive> <wait for resilver to complete> # zpool detach <poolname> <old drive> But do I have to pass the drive through GPT first to create the scheme and partition...
  10. S

    ZFS 11.0p9 vs. 10.0p18 - Expected differences?

    All, Notably compression may be handled differently between the two, however wanted to know if anyone has reference or opinion as to whether one would expect these two issues that I've noticed: 1) difference in "consumption" and 2) constant creeping into swap space. * consumption * Noticed...
  11. r0g3r

    ZFS how do I create a home partition separate on zfs ?

    hi, how do I create a home partition separate using zfs ?
  12. J

    ZFS /boot/ folder in encrypted ZFS in FreeBSD 11

    I installed FreeBSD 11 with encrypted ZFS from the official live CD. After using the system fine for some days, I changed something in /boot/loader.conf then can not boot. I searched and the way to recover is to boot from live CD and type: # cd /tmp/ # mkdir mounted # geli attach /dev/ada0p3 #...
  13. Lars Kotthoff

    ZFS ZFS receive hangs when receiving incremental stream

    I have a weird situation where trying to receive an incremental stream generated with zfs send on a Linux system hangs. Specifically, it gets as far as processing the first snapshot, but not past that. The receive process is stuck in wait channel "rwa.cv", which I can't find any information...
  14. ugly-051

    ZFS SMI-S Support in FreeBSD

    Hello, Looking for some information on SMI-S support within FreeBSD. I’m looking at testing presenting some storage to SCVMM (System Centre Virtual Machine Manager) which uses SMI-S for automation etc. If it’s supported I’ll go for ZFS and create some zpools and present some storage for...
  15. NapoleonWils0n

    zfs incremental recursive replication to usb drive

    Im trying to make an incremental backup of my zfs root pool from my laptop to an external usb drive as a live file system, rather like an rsync backup im already using rsync to back up my home to a nas, and want to use zfs snapshots to back up root and child directories In a nutshell i create...
  16. F

    Solved Adding additional GELI encrypted devices to decrypt at boot time-ZFS on Root without boot partition

    I just performed a FreeBSD 11.0 install using the guided ZFS install option with encryption enabled. After installing, I'd now like to add an additional set of disks to decrypt at boot-time, ideally, using the same process as the root drives. Could anyone point me to the documentation as to...
  17. NapoleonWils0n

    Geli encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement

    FreeBSD Geli encrypted container FreeBSD geli encrypted container with zfs, truecrypt replacement Code on Github 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...