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I am trying to mount a ZFS drive to a Ubuntu 12.04 server installation. The drive is shared via NFS. I have installed ZFS for Linux but I still get a: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock error. Does anyone have any ideas.

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The reason you are getting that error is that you aren't trying to mount a ZFS share, you are trying to mount an NFS share. You shouldn't need ZFS installed on the linux machine. To mount it do

sudo mount /local/ubuntu


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I did not have nfs-common installed. The sudo apt-get install nfs-common command solved the issue. Thank you for your help. – Matt Jun 18 '12 at 21:00

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