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Date:      Sat, 11 Jul 2009 23:12:17 +0100
To:        Steve Bertrand <>
Subject:   Re: ZFS scrub is finished?
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On 2009-07-11 16:37:20, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> wrote:
> > On 2009-07-11 15:08:04, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> >> Perhaps it is as simple as cron-ing something like the following (of
> >> course, replace "zpool scrub" with my cat commands.
> > Problem is that 'zpool scrub' immediately returns with a success
> > error code if command line option parsing went OK and the specified
> > pools actually exist. You have to manually check the output of 'zpool status'
> > to see if the scrub executed with no errors (and that may be hours
> > later).
> Ok. What is your ultimate goal? Is it to:
> - run the first scrub
> - search for an "ok" err status upon return
> - begin the second scrub


> If (in your case) the first scrub fails, is it still feasible to run the
> second scrub anyway? If it is, then chaining the commands together
> *should* work (however, I've never tested whether '&&' will continue
> upon certain 'failures', but so long as the first command _exits_, you
> should be alright).

I've just realised that the documentation is somewhat misleading.

Seems I can actually just do:

# zpool scrub backup
# zpool scrub storage

... and it'll run for both. The manual page made it sound as if
only one scrub operation could be running at one time, across all


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