ZFS: amd64, devd, root file system.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Thu Apr 12 20:50:10 UTC 2007

"Joao Barros" <joao.barros at gmail.com> writes:
> I have a dilemma...

No, you don't.  A dilemma is a situation where one is forced to choose
between two equally uncomfortable options.  You have a problem, a
difficulty, a snag, a conundrum, a predicament, a complication,
possibly a quandary, but not a dilemma.

> The aim is to disconnect the ATA ad0 thus rendering the SATA ad2 to
> ad0, something like this:
> ATA channel 0:
>    Master:  ad0 <WDC WD3200KS-00PFB0/21.00M21> Serial ATA II
>    Slave:   ad1 <ST3320620AS/3.AAJ> Serial ATA II
> ATA channel 1:
>    Master:  ad2 <ST3320620AS/3.AAK> Serial ATA II
>    Slave:       no device present
> ATA channel 2:
>    Master:  ad4 <ST3320620AS/3.AAK> Serial ATA II
>    Slave:       no device present
> The problem is that the info in zpool.cache is diferent from the new
> disk order and zfs  doesn't pick the volume thus no root fs.
> I jumped on my "let's go for anything" suit and even tried to edit
> zpool.cache by hand with the new disk order, sadly with no luck.

Run "zpool export" before moving the disks, then "zpool import" after

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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