geli and soft-updates
vinny-mail-01+f.questions20080919 at palaceofretention.ca
Wed Sep 24 02:43:53 UTC 2008
Fabian Keil wrote:
> Oliver Peter <lists at peter.de.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 09:45:29PM -0400, Vinny wrote:
>> I'm using ZFS on geli on my production server with 2 SATA2 disks.
>> Just create and attach the geli devices in /dev and then create
>> a zpool i.e. with
>> # zpool create crypt /dev/ad3.eli /dev/ad6.eli
>> Works splendid.
> I'm using ZFS on three geli encrypted slices,
> the only problem I ran into was:
> "zpool scrub causes panic if geli vdevs detach on last close"
Thanks for your feedback. I'm going to give it another try.
I used to run ZFS on top of geli but I had kernel panics.
I changed the providers to normal non-geli disks but still had
panics. I found out later that the panics were kernel memory related
(kmem_malloc) since ZFS wants a lot. I increased two of
the kernel memory parameters and haven't seen a panic again.
I guess I'll have to try the geli disks again now that the
memory has been increased.
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