[PC-BSD Testing] Trouble with ZFS zpool creation
kris at pcbsd.org
Tue May 18 04:57:36 PDT 2010
On 05/17/2010 16:20, Bill Sun wrote:
> I'm getting an error creating zpool when trying to install from
> cannot create 'tank0': one or more devices is currently unavailable
> Error1: zpool create -m none -f tank0 raidz ad10p2 ad8
> ad10 and ad8 are identical Hitachi 750 GB SATA drives. In the
> installer I selected ad10 as the install destination and add a 10 GB
> SWAP partition and then used the rest as ZFS. Under the ZFS dialog, I
> have selected raidz and added ad8 to the pool, and added "/" mount
> point. ad8 should be unpartitioned (though it used to have a Kubuntu
> installation on it), does it need to be partitioned? Can I do this
> via the installer (i.e., by select ad8 as the new installation
> destination, setup partition, then switch back to ad10)?
> Of note, BSD is an entirely new world to me, and I have zero
> experience in setting up ZFS. I'm currently trying to convert my
> Kubuntu box into a PC-BSD one.
I've fixed some issues in the latest snapshot with zpool creation, can
you give that a whirl? Also with raidz, its recommended to use 3 disks
in the array, you may wish to use "mirror" mode instead :)
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