Old jail dir reappears after reboot - why?
reddvinylene at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 08:32:38 UTC 2011
No need for more output gentlemen - zfs destroy pool/dataset indeed fixed
Thank you all so much! Have a great weekend!
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 11:09 PM, Romain Garbage <romain.garbage at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2011/9/1 Redd Vinylene <reddvinylene at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at gmail.com>
> >> Do you need the data within /jail anymore? I sent another followup on
> >> how to set the 'mounted' property to 'no'.
> >> In either case, the following will unmount the dataset:
> >> zfs umount pool/dataset
> >> Or if you're absolutely certain you will not need the data within that
> >> dataset, you could do:
> >> zfs destroy pool/dataset
> >> Of course, replace 'pool' with the zfs pool, and 'dataset' with the name
> >> of the dataset you wish to remove (in this case, 'jail').
> >> zfs(1M) has all (most) of the available commands available.
> > Sounds great man! No, I do not need the data in /jail. I must have
> > that directory a 100 times already.
> > Exactly what is my zfs pool though? Got to be extremely careful it does
> > also delete my /jails dir - where my life's work currently resides :-)
> Zfs is a file system but it also contains a volume manager. The pool
> is kind of the logical volume in which you have your logical
> filesystems (called datasets in zfs)
> Could you provide the output of the `zpool status` command?
> Actually, the command to destroy your pool would be `zpool destroy
> jail`, as the zfs command applies to datasets.
> > Thanks for all your help guys. Glad we've finally come to what seems like
> > closure!
> > Redd
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