On 07/25/2012 05:49 PM, Habony, Zsolt wrote: > Hello, > There is a feature of zfs (autoexpand, or zpool online -e ) that it can > consume the increased LUN immediately and increase the zpool size. > That would be a very useful ( vital ) feature in enterprise environment. > > Though when I tried to use it, it did not work. LUN expanded and visible in > format, but zpool did not increase. > I found a bug SUNBUG:6430818 (Solaris Does Not Automatically Handle an > Increase in LUN Size) > Bad luck. > > Patch exists: 148098 but _not_ part of recommended patch set. Thus my fresh > install Sol 10 U9 with latest patch set still has the problem. ( Strange > that this problem > is not considered high impact ... ) > > It mentiones a workaround : zpool export, "Re-label the LUN using > format(1m) command.", zpool import > > Can you pls. help in that, what does that re-label mean ? > (As I need to ask downtime for the zone now ... , would like to prepare for > what I need to do ) > > I used format utility in thousands of times, for organizing partitions, > though I have no idea how I would "relabel" a disk. > Also I did not use format to label the disks, I gave the LUN to zpool > directly, I would not dare to touch or resize any partition with format > utility, not knowing what zpool wants to see there. > > Have you experienced such problem, and do you know how to increase zpool > after a LUN increase ?
"Relabel" means simply running the labeling command in the format utility after you've made changes to the slices. As long as you keep the start cluster of a slice the same and don't shrink it, nothing bad should happen. Are you doing this on a root pool? Cheers, -- Saso _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list email@example.com http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss