ZFS scrub is finished?

xorquewasp at googlemail.com xorquewasp at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 11 20:26:14 UTC 2009

On 2009-07-11 15:08:04, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> xorquewasp at googlemail.com wrote:
> > Hello.
> > 
> > I'd like to write a little shell script to run 'zpool scrub' on
> > my disks weekly. I have two zpools. The manual page says that only
> > one 'scrub' can be active at a time.
> > 
> > Is there any reliable way to run 'zpool scrub X' and then run
> > 'zpool scrub Y' when the first has finished?
> Perhaps it is as simple as cron-ing something like the following (of
> course, replace "zpool scrub" with my cat commands.


Problem is that 'zpool scrub' immediately returns with a success
error code if command line option parsing went OK and the specified
pools actually exist. You have to manually check the output of 'zpool status'
to see if the scrub executed with no errors (and that may be hours


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