OpenZFS from ports

andrew clarke mail at
Sat Apr 3 09:54:51 UTC 2021

On 2021-04-03 11:10:29, Andrea Venturoli (ml at wrote:

> My (not definitive) plan would be:
> _ move everything to ZFS first (this would be to a new set of HDs, so I
> could keep the old ones as backup), losing encryption;
> _ upgrade to 12.2;
> _ switch to OpenZFS;
> _ create a new encrypted dataset and move there the data that should be
> encrypted.

Depending on your needs, running PEFS on top of ZFS may be an option, at least
temporarily until you upgrade to FreeBSD 13.

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