On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 10:28 AM, Bob Doolittle <bob.doolit...@oracle.com> wrote: > On 3/7/2012 9:04 PM, Fajar A. Nugraha wrote: >>> >>> Why can't I >>> just give the old pool name to the raidz pool when I create it? >> >> Cause you can't have two pools with the same name. You either need to >> rename the old pool first, or rename the new pool afterwards. > > But in your instructions you have me destroying the old pool before creating > the new raidz pool, so it seems I can create the new pool with the old name.
You're probably right :) > This means I don't need the export/import at the end, doesn't it? Yup. > > So I think the steps are: > > > - use the one new disk to create a temporary pool > - copy the data ("zfs snapshot -r" + "zfs send -R | zfs receive") i'd probably add "verify that your data is copied and accessibe in the temp pool", just to be sure. > - destroy old pool > - create a three-disk raidz pool (with the old pool name) using two disks > and a fake device, > something like http://www.dev-eth0.de/creating-raidz-with-missing-device/ > - copy data to new pool from temp pool ... and here as well, "verify that your data is copied and accessibe in the new pool", just to be sure. > > - destroy the temporary pool > - replace the fake device with now-free disk > yup > > I think that's it. Does this look right? I very much appreciate your > assistance here. Kinda important to me that I get this right :-) -- Fajar _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss