complete clone/restore from a ZFS-based system replication stream

Mike Tancsa mike at
Wed Sep 28 14:55:35 UTC 2016

On 9/28/2016 10:51 AM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> I'm making progress but there is a problem. When I create a new pool
> to receive into it, I create it on the second disk, ada1. When I
> insert the restored disk into a new box, it becomes ada0 (the first
> and only disk). 
> How do you deal with that?

It should not matter since the pool is not tied to a device name.  In
the example I gave with the mirror, the boot sector is installed on both
disks, not just the 'first'


Mike Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
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