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Expand existing RAID1 zpool into RAID10 zpool

I'd like to expand/convert my existing RAID1 (2x 3TB mirror) zpool to RAID10 zpool by adding 2 more 3TB HDDs without losing (or moving) data stored on my existing pool. The final result will look ...
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Recover from “FAULTED” zfs pool. “-F” option seems to be ignored

On Ubuntu, I recently started trying out ZFS on an external USB hard drive. I now seem to have a corrupted zfs pool, which probably happened simply as a result of me shutting down my computer (with ...
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Zpool transparent migration

I would like to move an active pool from an old pool to a new pool, without any downtime. I imagine it going something like: Create new pool Temporarily mirror new pool with old pool while live ...
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Recovering/importing ZFS Linux pool with duplicate pool name

I did something very stupid today in attempting to add a third mirror to an existing Linux zpool named backup. Suffice it to say that I made a couple errors because I don't really do much admin with ...
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When does “zpool scrub” delete files automatically?

Background is a general discussion about ZFS and the claim that in case of permanent errors to files, it automatically deletes files unless a correct copy is available. That sounded pretty wrong to me ...
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zpool stuck in resilvering loop

I have the following zpool: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM zfspool ONLINE 0 0 0 mirror-0 ONLINE 0 0 ...
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ZFS import does not find any pools after a reboot

On my Debian/sid system, I have a ZFS pool that is secondary (the system does not boot off it). It is called "originals". I last successfully mounted it at the beginning of November. Now, after a ...
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zpool status shows drives are defaulted, but they seem okay. Can I add them back?

zpool status is reporting defaulted drives. But they actually appear to be okay. Is it possible to add them back? $ dev/disk# zpool status -v pool: darkpool state: DEGRADED status: One or more ...
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Why are my ZFS pools “unavailable”?

I just replaced a hard-drive, that was part of two different redundant pools, and now both pools are unavailable... Details: There are four drives: 2x4TB (da0 and ada1) and 2x3TB (da1 and da2). One ...
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How to Boot to Mirrored ZFS Drive

I would like to clone an existing operating system environment. I currently have a Solaris 10 running ZFS mirrored drives on a Sun Fire x4100 box. Can I take one of the mirrored drives, remove from ...
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Send email when zpool drive dies?

I couldn't access my media drive the other day. SSH'd into my media server to see what was up. ZFS pool wasn't even mounted. When I got it running again, I saw that it was degraded and one of the ...
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zpool replace ran successfully, but still recommends zpool replace. What is it telling me?

A drive failed in a raidz3 (pci-0000:03:00.0-scsi-0:0:10:0), and I replaced it with an available spare (wwn-0x5000c500858252ef): pool: darkpool state: DEGRADED status: One or more devices are ...
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ZFS Replace Cannot Label new Disk

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.3 and zfs 0.7.5-1ubuntu16.6. I had a disk go bad and I am in the middle of replacing it. In the past, this has worked just fine by making sure the bad disk is offline, then ...
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ZFS pool degraded with faulted disk, export and replace not working

I run into troubles after trying to add more disks to my Ubuntu server device. While being a total beginner I powered the server off, added two more disks and restarted the system only to find one of ...
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Replaced a dead disk in a ZFS pool. After resilvering finished, the status look weird :/

I replaced a dead disk in a ZFS pool (on FreeNAS-11.1-U6.3) following the hints I found at Need to replace disk in zpool ... confused ... # zpool replace raid2 gptid/f00-whatever-id-that-was-...
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How to correctly attach a disk to a zpool to create a mirror? - zpool attach says no such pool or dataset

Yesterday one of my pools which is a mirror was degraded - one of two 2TB disks failed. I replaced the failed one with another disk 4TB (ada3). Now I want to add another 4TB disk (ada1) to enlarge the ...
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ZFS pool degraded on reboot

I have a Ubuntu server set up with a 14-disk ZFS raidz2 pool. About 80% of the time, on reboot, I will end up with a degraded pool with two of the disks marked as faulted. The drives that are ...
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ZFS replace disks in freebsd, how and when

I have the following zpool configuration: zpool status NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM data ONLINE 0 0 0 raidz2-0 ONLINE 0 0 0 da1 ...
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Faulted zpool recovery - can I dd some disks to new disks to allow me to scavenge donors?

I am in the process of trying to recover a pool that had been degraded and neglected, then had a second mirror member fail, resulting in a faulted pool. For whatever reason, the spare never ...
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cannot import a zpool volume : I/O error

this is on nexenta open storage. I have a zpool that is in UNAVAIL state because of some disks. # zpool import -F pool: delta id: XYAZA state: UNAVAIL status: One or more devices are ...
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ZFS (Freenas) off-lining an apparently healthy drive during scrub

I have a 4 disc RAIDZ config running on Freenas 9.1. Earlier I noticed that one of the drives had been taken offline. I ran smartctl, and all the discs passed SMART. A few days ago the machine had ...
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How to delete the pool with state = Faulted?

I have a pool named test_pool and i can only see it when "zfs import" is run. How can i delete this pool and detach associated device from it ? # zpool import pool: test_pool id: ...
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Can I remove a disk from a zpool raidz2?

Unfortunately I do not really understand zfs. I have a Proxmox 5 node with 5 300GB disk in raidz2. History: zpool create -f -o cachefile=none -o ashift=12 rpool raidz2 /dev/sda2 /dev/sdb2 /dev/sdc2 /...
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ZFS - 2 Striped mirror set to 1 mirror set, how?

Currently I'm running a ZFS striped mirror set: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM data ONLINE 0 0 0 ...
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Hard drive in zpool showed error, but later seemed ok. How do I tell if something is wrong?

My work computer has a 4 hard drives setup in a zpool on an Ubuntu system. I'm trained as a programmer, not IT, but I'm partially responsible for managing my computer. After rebooting the other day, I ...
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Increase rpool size on Solaris 11.3 ESXi Virtual Machine

I'm trying to run updates on my Solaris 11.3 server but I am unable to because there isn't enough space on my rpool. I've tried deleting log files and other useless stuff but it's not enough. ...
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mdadm reclaimed my zfs storage pool

I recently converted a mirrored mdadm partition on Ubuntu 16.04 to a zfs mirrored pool, or so I thought. After a few days of using the zfs pool, I rebooted the system and the zfs pool disappeared. "...
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Where'd my zpool data go?

N.B. I'm a complete noob when it comes to ZFS pools. I created a ZFS pool yesterday across 4 3TB HDDs, like so: 2017-06-10.16:31:08 zpool create data sda sdc sdd sde 2017-06-10.16:31:29 zfs set ...
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zfs backup script cannot receive destination zpool is renamed

Hello I have an issue with a backup script for ZFS snapshots: basically the break down of the script is this: ### START OF SCRIPT # These variables are named first because they are nested in other ...
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How to add more physical disks to a mirror vdev (to increase redundancy)?

Can more physical drives be added to mirror vdevs after a zpool has been created? For example, if a zpool is created using: zpool create test_pool mirror /dev/sd0 /dev/sd1 mirror /dev/sd2 /dev/sd3 ...
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ZFS disk in two pools after reboot?

I'm pretty new to ZFS, so perhaps I'm reading this wrong. After rebooting my server I had to reimport my pool, and upon doing some was presented with this state: # zpool status -v pool: data ...
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How to export zpool from alternate disk slice?

I need some help in recovering ZFS pool. Here is scenerio. There are two disks - c0t0d0 - This is good disk. I cloned it from other server and boot server from this disk. c0t1d0 - This is original ...
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Unable to Import Zpool

We are facing an failure of one of our Solaris/ZFS file server. The h/w won't boot, we are not that worried about the server but the data is precious. We took out a set of 8 drives in raidz2 pool and ...
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Importing an exported pool on Solaris 11 fails

Unable to import an exported pool. Based on the info below, am I able to somehow import the pool? Or, is there a way to retrieve the data from the drive itself? There is no corruption on either ...
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zfs change block size without going offline

Given a raidz1 vdev on FreeBSD 10 with this config: root@gw:~ # zpool status pool: data state: ONLINE status: One or more devices are configured to use a non-native block size. Expect ...
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ZFS vdevs accumulate checksum errors, but individual disks do not

I'm running a vendor-specific derivative of FreeNAS 9.3. My trouble started when I installed a new JBOD chassis to add two new vdevs into my pool, and the chassis had a bad board. During this time, I ...
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Is there a zpool configuration other than raidz2 which lets me survive ANY 2 out of 4 failures?

I am going to purchase a HP Microserver gen8 system for a home fileserver and it contains 4 drive bays. I will use those four drive bays to create a single zpool for mass storage. My goal is the ...
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ZFS slow read speed on 8 drive 4 vdev striped mirrors

I have 8 3TB WD Red SATA drives sdb through sdi i use in my pool. My boot and OS drive is a an 850 EVO SSD on sda. The 8 WD drives are on a Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 Add-on Card, 8-Channel SAS/SATA ...
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ZFS restarts resilvering over and over again. Also very slow

Here's one of my Solaris 10 servers after a couple of disk replacements in a zpool pool: volume state: ONLINE status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will ...
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zpool didn't increase after adding disk slice

i added formatted 3 different slices from a disk and added to a zpool but i didn't increase his size. This is the pool size before adding the slide root@snr-hosting-bta-02:~# zfs list z3363af79-edf5-...
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ZFS issue after enlarging image

I created a new img using the following command: truncate -s 250G disk.img and I replace the existing image that I used for zpool with that one using (lxd.img was 2G): zpool replace lxd lxd.img ...
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zfs zpool degraded drive missing

I have a degraded zpool called storage of 4 6TB Drives in 2 mirrors. One of the drives on the second mirror is unavailable. All cables seem to to be plugged in physically. Did my device id change? ...
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zpool forgot all data devices of a pool: how to bring them online again?

My Debian server is running ZFS on Linux. Today I had to reboot it two times due to software upgrades. A first reboot because of ZFS update from some 0.6.4-1.2-1-wheezy to 0.6.5.2-2-wheezy, which went ...
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ZFS pool slow sequential read

I have a related question about this problem, but it got too complicated and too big, so I decided I should split up the issue into NFS and local issues. I have also tried asking about this on the zfs-...
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ZFS permanent error; options for recovery

Background: small personal server, email, web, shell, etc, for family and friends. SunOS 5.11, snv_113 from November 2008. Server built in 2009. I believe that was either opensolaris or Solaris early ...
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No more space on FreeNAS 9.3. But only half of space actually in use based on “du -sh” command

This morning I got a warning on my FreeNAS 9.3 machine about "Not enough space" warning: The capacity for the volume 'SeanVolume' is currently at 85%, while the recommended value is below 80%. It's ...
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zfs pools unavailable, disks shared with other pools

My ZFS pool called data do not mount anymore after a shutdown. Maybe there was some automatic update on the computer. I Don't know. zpool status returns no pools available zpool import returns ...
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zpool disappears whenever solaris cluster reboot or power cycle

I have following setup Oracle Solaris 10 -> 5.10 Generic_147147-26 sun4v sparc Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition Release 11.2.0.1.0 - 64bit production Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3u2 for Solaris ...
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ZFS shows pool state FAULTED, but all devices are ONLINE; how can I recover my data?

Our 100TB NAS based on FreeNAS 8 was unexpectedly powered off due to power failure. After turning it on back, 100TB zpool "projects" was unmounted with state "FAULTED". I've tried zpool import -fFX, ...
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ZFS - zpool replace never finishes

I have a 5 x 3TB raidz1 array on a ubuntu 14.04.1 server. Last month, one of the drives died (audible clicking). I was able to replace the drive with zpool replace RAID <dead drive> <new ...