ZFS and switching from ad to ada disks.

krad kraduk at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 17:12:07 UTC 2011

On 2 February 2011 16:29, Arthur Chance <freebsd at qeng-ho.org> wrote:
> I'm currently running 8.1-R without AHCI enabled, with a raidz zpool based
> on /dev/ad* disks, plus one system disk that's UFS2, mounted using partition
> labels. I need to enable AHCI in order to get hot pluggable eSata
> capability, and that's going to rename the disks to /dev/ada*. Will zfs
> handle that OK, or should I zpool export before the switch and zpool import
> after?
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should handle it ok, especially as you are not booting from the pool.
After all you can import a solaris pool into the fbsd box and vice
versa, and the device names there are wildly different

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