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Date:      Tue, 2 Aug 2011 01:06:14 +1000
From:      andrew clarke <mail@ozzmosis.com>
To:        Dick Hoogendijk <dick@nagual.nl>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: larger disk for a zfs pool
Message-ID:  <20110801150614.GA87286@ozzmosis.com>
In-Reply-To: <4E36B89A.4090200@nagual.nl>
References:  <4E36B89A.4090200@nagual.nl>

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On Mon 2011-08-01 16:30:50 UTC+0200, Dick Hoogendijk (dick@nagual.nl) wrote:

> 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?

By the way, a similar question appeared on the freebsd-fs list recently:

http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-fs/2011-June/011887.html

Although the question was asked with regards to ZFS v28, which may be
newer than what you are using.

Regards
Andrew



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