ZFS questions

Peter Schuller peter.schuller at infidyne.com
Mon Jun 25 16:09:21 UTC 2007

 > 2. It is also possible to expand the array by iteratively swapping
each drive
> in the array with a bigger drive and waiting for ZFS to heal itself - the heal 
> time will depend on amount of store information, not the disk size. 
> [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ZFS#Limitations ]
> My experiments does not show that zpool size increases after set of 
> `zpool replace'. Where did I went wrong?

The size of the pool will be determined by the minimum size of the
constituent disks (assuming a mirror/raidz/raidz2). Thus, you need to
replace all the drives before you see the increase in size.

/ Peter Schuller

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