ZFS is an integrated filesystem and volume manager, originally designed by Sun

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ZFS root filesystem

I've been trying to install ubuntu with a zfs as root filesystem. But it seems that GRUB 2.xx which has ZFS support doesen't support compression, so i disabled it. However i keep running in to the ...
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Can Juju interact with already installed Openstack service?

(I didn't find any answer to my question after having looked in a lot of posts) I'm currently deploying an Openstack private cloud. - I would like to run Solaris 11.2 (or OpenIndiana/similar) on my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 RAID 5/6: Native RAID or ZFS?

have 8 hard drives of different sizes that I want in a RAID 5 or 6 configuration, the OS is Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Does the native RAID in Ubuntu support RAID configurations with hard drives of ...
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grub can't find grub.cfg when booting from zfs root

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on a ZFS-root following these instructions using ZoL's Debian repo: https://github.com/fajarnugraha/pkg-zfs/wiki/HOWTO-install-Ubuntu-to-a-Native-ZFS-Root-Filesystem The ...
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ZFS Pools are not autoloading on Ubuntu 15.10

I have install Ubuntu 15.10 to a USB drive, and while everything works mostly, I have to perform a lot of manual tasks after a reboot. I am using the computer for my media center. There is a similar ...
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Import ZFS Pool from FreeNAS (not supported com.delphix:embedded_data)

I am trying to import a pool that I exported from FreeNAS. I originally installed zfs-fuse however it was not a new enough version. I removed that and installed ubuntu-zfs from the PPA. Here is an ...
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ZFS on Linux: Setting up NFS on Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded my headless server from 13.10 to 14.04, but borked the upgrade (and stupidly didn't have a backup image - lesson learnt). Hence, I'm reinstalling everything from scratch. I have a working ...
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Replacing a disk in zpool

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 & Zfs Native. I created a zpool using the /dev/disk/by-id method, but I can no longer import zpool. When I try zpool status command I get the error message " no such pool " ...
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How to make update-grub recognize zfs datasets as root in /etc/fstab and add minimal set of zfs options?

I'm having trouble to find out how to make update-grub of grub-efi 2.02~beta2-9ubuntu1 recognize the specification of a ZFS dataset as root device in /etc/fstab and conditionally add a minimal set of ...
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Mounting ZFS pool - almost there

I'm having a bit of trouble mounting an ZFS pool I've migrated from a FreeNas system to Ubuntu 14.04. So far I've managed to import the ZFS pool via the zpool import Storage command. I can list all ...
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ZFS Pool - in dire need of help.

I'm really really new to Ubuntu. Which is probably why I'm facing this predicament... I couldn't load Ubuntu this evening. For whatever reason I could get to the login screen, but absolutely no ...
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Cannot boot ZFS root on Ubuntu 12.04 after Heartbleed update

I did the apt-get update and then upgrade to deal with the heartbleed vulnerability. I rebooted after the upgrade without checking that everything was good. Now I'm not having much luck. It is booting ...
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So many users on ZFS pool? Cannot kill them all :( Cannot export pool :(

Hoping someone can help me. I am trying to export my ZFS pool so I can upgrade my Ubuntu from 14.04 to 15.10. I tried doing do-release-upgrade, and lost my pool, on discovering instructions, I have ...
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How to avoid manually reinstalling zfs after kernel update

I use ZFS and everytime the kernel is updated, ZFS is broken and the mounts are missing. I always have to follow this procedure, that I found on the net ...
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how to check if zfs is using the kernel module

I am having perfomance troubles (transfer rates only about 50MB/s using 6 2TB server hdds WDC WD2003FYYS, each doing app 150 MB/s) with my raidz and was hoping to increase it with the ZFS on Linux ...
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ZFS on Linux “no such device in pool”

I have a pool which contains a disc with only a few errors. I wanted to clear those errors out and see if they came back before I purchased a new disc: me@server:/$ sudo zpool status tank pool: ...
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cgroups disk IO throttling with zfs

I'd like to use cgroups with my linux containers to throttle disk IO on them. Containers placed on ZFS volume /tank/lxc. I have three containers each in their own /tank/lxc/nodeXX directory. How can ...
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ZFS pool import broken after upgrade

I lost my zfs pool while migrating from 12.04 to 14.04. > sudo zpool status pool: srv state: UNAVAIL status: One or more devices could not be used because the label is missing or invalid. There ...
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ZFS pool broken after upgrading to 14.04 LTS

Well, I have been putting off upgrading to 14.04 for fear that I would break something. Actually for fear that it would break zfs (or I would break it). I am bascially slightly better than novice ...
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How to rebuild ZFS pool with new disks of different sector sizes?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with ZFS installed. There are two pools: rpool (the root filesystem) and rdata (all the data). rdata was built with 2 x 1TB WD EADS drives (with 512 byte physical sectors) in a ZFS ...
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Can I manage ZFS with Landscape and MAAS?

maas and landscape. I am very interested in installing and using ZFS across all my servers 5 in total. I am also very interested in using juju,maas and landscape to automate the installation and ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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apt-get in LXC container is very slow on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I haven't had much luck in finding out the source of the issue, whether this "issue" is simply a limitation of LXC or zfs, or whether this issue is specific to Ubuntu. The issue is quite simply that ...
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ZFS - Always Out of Memory

I read that ZFS was set to use all physical memory except 1GB on systems that have 4GB or more. Since I have virtual machines running my home-server that is running the ZFS filesystem, I wanted to ...
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Building NAS Server and Need Guidance

I'm building a NAS and using Ubuntu as the OS. I have a few questions and need some guidance on what direction to take. I know I am asking many questions, if you can only answer one of them please ...
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Replace boot drive with ZFS pool?

If I have already installed a system that has 3 spare 1TB disks in it, can I create a zfs pool on it and transfer the system to it then boot off it ? Once thats done I could then add the existing disk ...
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DRBD write over boundaries of zvol?

Running two 14.04 LTS servers with drbd and heartbeat using zfs under drdb. Created a zvol with 1.5TB and xfs to format the zvol then nfs shared out to clients. For unknown reason 1.94TB was being ...
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Why are some of my devices in /dev/mapper symlinks while others aren't?

I have the following: ls -l /dev/mapper ...[snip] lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 15 03:21 md1_crypt -> ../dm-0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 May 15 03:21 md2_crypt -> ../dm-9 brw-rw---- ...
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Moving From FreeNAS to Ubuntu Server

So I've just bought and installed an HP Proliant Microserver gen8 and upgraded it to 10GB RAM. I've installed FreeNAS onto a USB key (16GB) as recommended and FreeNAS is working well. Unfortunately, I ...
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how to mount a NFs share on 14.04 from FreeNAs

Not sure how to formulate the question since i am quite a newbie but this is my problem and i can't seem to find a solution. I run a Linux-Ubuntu 14.04 on which I have installed Sonar. I want Sonar ...
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15.10 loopback file hangs when raw file is zfs

In Ubuntu 15.10, when I create a loopback file,e.g., thus: losetup /dev/loop3 foo and foo is on ZFS, then the system hangs. This does not happen if foo is on an ext4 FS or on /dev/shm, or is a ...
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Restoring zfs configuration given zpool.cache file backup

I have a backup copy of my zpool.cache file taken prior to upgrading from trusty LTS to 15.10 which, as I understand it, comes with ZFS "out of the box" The upgrade failed due to a known (but not ...
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Mount in fstab results in S to Skip during boot

I used fstab to point zoneminder directory to a directory that is maintained under a ZFS pool/dataset. It worked fine in terminal after issuing sudo mount-a but, when I rebooted I got the S to ...
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zfs and power failure

After serveral power failures my zfs raidset got pretty screwed up. Disks got kicked out and got back in again. Now my raidset looks like this. pool: datastore state: DEGRADED status: One or more ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack but spl and zfs modules are compatible and installed

On ubuntu 14.04 LTS: $ zfs set compression=lz4 ars/homes Failed to load ZFS module stack. Load the module manually by running 'insmod /zfs.ko' as root. $ dkms status|egrep "zfs|spl" spl, 0.6.4.2, ...
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File Based Zpool Won't Mount

I've created a zpool with the commands: POOL_NAME=flocker POOL_FILE=/var/opt/flocker/pool-vdev sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=$POOL_FILE bs=4k count=1 seek=5M sudo zpool create $POOL_NAME $POOL_FILE The ...
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How to check ZFS Zpool is set up correctly?

I have just created a RAIDZ1 group of 3 x 2TB disks acc@CODAAMOK304:~$ sudo zpool status pool: storage state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM ...
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Import disks with ZFS data from FreeNas

I was wondering if anyone was able to import or recover data from a broken freenas installation. I had 3 HDD (1TB each) running together with RAID 5 I believe. Ubuntu recognizes the disks and the ...
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Understanding the zfs boot services with systemd on Ubuntu

I would like to understand exactly how zfs is being initiated at boot running systemd on Ubuntu. Although the system boots fine it appears not all zfs filesystems automount, and zpools need to be ...