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Date:      Mon, 1 Aug 2011 09:37:55 -0500
From:      Dan Nelson <dnelson@allantgroup.com>
To:        Dick Hoogendijk <dick@nagual.nl>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: larger disk for a zfs pool
Message-ID:  <20110801143754.GD59252@dan.emsphone.com>
In-Reply-To: <4E36B89A.4090200@nagual.nl>
References:  <4E36B89A.4090200@nagual.nl>

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In the last episode (Aug 01), Dick Hoogendijk said:
> OK, my freebsd system runs on ZFS boot. W/ solaris getting larger disks 
> for a pool was quit easy. Simply replace one disk from a mirror for a 
> larger one, wait for the resilvering and after this replace the second 
> one for a larger disk and wait for the resilvering again. That's it. 
> Been there, done that. But my feeling tells me it is not that simple for 
> a FreeBSD zfs root system, or is it?

Should be the same procedure.  Make sure you either use "zpool online -e"
when swapping in the new disks, or that you have the zpool autoexpand=on
attribute set.

-- 
	Dan Nelson
	dnelson@allantgroup.com



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