complete clone/restore from a ZFS-based system replication stream
vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Tue Oct 4 01:14:30 UTC 2016
Warren Block wrote:
> >>> Here are the steps I used to restore a "level zero" zfs file onto a
> >>> new/fresh mirror.
> >> Mike, thanks to your and others' help I have developed a solution
> >> which works for me, at least partially. The only problem with the
> >> solution is that I create the second pool on /dev/vtbd2p3, but when
> >> the new system boots, there is no /dev/vtbd2 (naturally) and the pool
> >> uses /dev/diskid/DISK-BHYVE-8054-2C08-770Ap3 for the physical device,
> >> burying all /dev/vtbd0p* devices.
> > Maybe the solution is using ZFS on whole disk, without GPT partitions,
> > with zfsboot(8) and ZFS volumes for swap?
> zvols for swap is generally not recommended. It has the overhead of the
Solaris is cool with zvols for swap. Do we have some drawbacks
peculiar to FreeBSD?
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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