Corrupt GPT on ZFS full-disks that shouldn't be using GPT

Chris Stankevitz chrisstankevitz at
Sun Jun 28 21:17:05 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jun 27, 2015 at 11:26 PM, Warren Block <wblock at> wrote:
> Erasing just the last block would probably be enough.  Still, the only
> reason to be afraid of it is if you do not have a full backup.  And if you
> don't have a full backup, that is the first thing to do.


Thank you.  I do indeed have backups so perhaps I shouldn't be afraid
to just experiment... especially if I experiment only on one of my
raidz3 drives.  Do I need to export the pool before using dd on the
raw device?


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