Disappearing files in FreeBSD 13.0-R2

Shamim Shahriar shamim.shahriar at gmail.com
Mon Mar 15 18:12:02 UTC 2021

On Mon, 15 Mar 2021, 15:35 Waitman Gobble, <gobble.wa at gmail.com> wrote

> So in summary, for some reason there was a /home directory. and if you
> create a pool named "home" it does magic stuff like it knows it's
> supposed to be home i guess. If /home is a directory then it acts
> crazy. Deleting /home makes it sane again.
It is not magic. Any newly created pool, unless otherwise instructed,
mounts the initial dataset to /<poolName>

So, zpool create xyz creates /xyz and mounts the initial dataset there.

Hope that helps.


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