zfs

Create a mirror

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# Creating tank0 pool with a two disk mirror:
zpool create tank0 mirror /dev/sda /dev/sdb

Load the module manually by running 'insmod <location>/zfs.ko'as root.

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If you are getting the following error message when running zpool command, then you need to install build-essential package (i.e.apt-get install build-essential). > Load the module manually by running 'insmod /zfs.ko'as root.

ZFS-8000-5E: Destroy and re-create the pool from a backup source

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  • status: One or more devices could not be used because the label is missing or invalid. There are insufficient replicas for the pool to continue functioning.
  • action: Destroy and re-create the pool from a backup source.
  • see: http://zfsonlinux.org/msg/ZFS-8000-5E

export & import zpool import tank zpool import -FX mypool http://serverfault.com/a/645866

Create zfs partition

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zpool create -f MyPool /dev/sda

Create ZFS mirror disk

  1. Open Control Panel->Hardware->Disk Manager.
  2. Open the Disks tab. Right-click on your Available drive and select Add new slice.
  3. Open the ZFS Pools tab. Right-click to Create new pool. A pool is group name for your disks.
  4. Enter your pool name and select the available devices. For the Configuration type, check Mirror.
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