Recover ZFS pool after having deleted zfs configuration file in /boot

Artem Belevich art at
Sat Aug 25 16:08:43 UTC 2012

> When I try to create a zpool with "zpool create home /dev/ada0p7", I get this error "/dev/ada0p7 is part of potentially active pool 'home'.

ZFS had just saved your data from your attempt to destroy it.

> But "zpool list" tells me no pool exists. That issue is very disturbing since /dev/ada0p7 was mounted as /usr/home, so I can't get my data back...

try "zfs import" and see if it finds your pool. If it does, do 'zfs
import home' and zfs should make your pool available again.


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