12 July, 2021

Upgrade log ZFS 0.8.6 -> 2.0.5 (Centos 8.4)

I start with rebooting the machine to be sure we got the latest kernel & updates active : yum update reboot Remove the zfs-release, as this generates some warning on my system. yum remove zfs-release The error : error: can’t create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/.rpm.lock (Resource temporarily unavailable) error: /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-zfsonlinux: key 1 import failed. warning: […]

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09 February, 2021

Setting up zpool scrub every 2 months

So scrubbing ZFS: Giving ZFS a moment to sit down and think about its behavior. It should happen now and again, but if everything is going smooth sailing we tend to forget to do this; With the ever increasing amount of ZFS servers around, it tends to be a hassle, so this is a perfect […]

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25 March, 2020

Sharenfs on ZFS and mounting with autofs

ZFS has this less documented feature, called share[nfs|smb]; I tried it once, it “did not work on first attempt”™ So I ignored it; However now we faced an issue where we normally exported ZFS volumes using /etc/exports (NFS); and mounted using /etc/fstab; but got an empty directory where there was a “sub” zpool volume; This […]

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20 March, 2019

Create ZFS Raidz2 pool

This is a quick howto, I made a raidz2 pool on ZFS, its very similar to how to create a mirror. find out what disks you are giving to the pool : [email protected]:~# fdisk -l /dev/sd* | grep Disk Disk /dev/sda: 9.1 TiB, 10000831348736 bytes, 19532873728 sectors Disk /dev/sdb: 9.1 TiB, 10000831348736 bytes, 19532873728 sectors […]

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06 February, 2019

Understanding ZFS : Checksum


19 April, 2017

ZFS quota

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28 March, 2017

ZFS replace a broken disk

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08 March, 2017

Create a ZFS mirror pool

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17 February, 2017

Install ZFS on Centos

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