NVMe ZFS mount

Ben Woods woodsb02 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 22:58:47 UTC 2018

On Tue, 9 Jan 2018 at 6:47 am, Grzegorz Junka <list1 at gjunka.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've two zfs mirrors, one on two SATA drives and one on two NVMe drives.
> SATA are used to boot the system. I observed that after booting the
> system zfs datasets on NVMe drives aren't mounted. The pool is imported
> and I can list the datasets but command mount doesn't show any mounts
> apart from the system (SATA) drives.
> Do ZFS datasets on NVMe need any special treatment to be mounted by the
> system automatically, e.g. an entry in /etc/fstab?
> Thanks
> GrzegorzJ

I don’t believe NVMe needs any special treatment, but I haven’t used it.
What about the boot order... when you watch it boot, do the NVMe devices
show up before the /etc/rc.d/zfs script is run?

Check the “canmount” parameter of each of your datasets.
zfs get -r canmount,mountpoint,mounted nvmepool


From: Benjamin Woods
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