Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I recently installed freebsd 8 on a file server and created a raidz-pool from 4 drives. It works fine, except the filesystems are not mounted automatically on boot. zpool status and zfs list shows nothing wrong but I have to do a zpool export and import for the pool and filesystems to get mounted, and consequently for the shares to be accessible from the network.

This also happens on a vmware test system I have, also running freebsd 8 (x64 in both cases). After the manual import everything works fine.

I assume this is a small bug in freebsd 8 since it happens with two different installs, and I can work around it with a small script, but what's the (proper) way to solve it?

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 9 down vote accepted

Sounds like your ZFS isn't enabled in rc.conf...

echo 'zfs_enable="YES"' >> /etc/rc.conf
share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.