Hours of tiny transfers at the end of a ZFS resilver?

Paul Kraus paul at kraus-haus.org
Tue Feb 16 01:30:22 UTC 2016

On Feb 15, 2016, at 16:35, Gary Palmer <gpalmer at freebsd.org> wrote:

> It should be noted that ZFS can do the right thing only at pool creation
> time.  Once the pool has been created the sector size of the underlying
> disks is baked in and can only be changed by creating a new pool on
> the advanced format disks (or forcing the larger ashift value when
> you initially create the pool, even if the disks are really 512 byte
> sector drives)

Is it baked in at the pool layer or the vdev layer ? I thought the ashift was set on a vdev by vdev basis.

Paul Kraus
paul at kraus-haus.org

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