On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk <r...@karlsbakk.net> wrote: >> > Also keep in mind that if you have an SLOG (ZIL on a separate >> > device), and then lose this SLOG (disk crash etc), you will probably >> > lose the pool. So if you want/need SLOG, you probably want two of >> > them in a mirror… >> >> That's only true on older versions of ZFS. ZFSv19 (or 20?) includes >> the ability to import a pool with a failed/missing log device. You >> lose any data that is in the log and not in the pool, but the pool is >> importable. > > Are you sure? I booted this v28 pool a couple of months back, and found it > didn't recognize its pool, apparently because of a missing SLOG. It turned > out the cache shelf was disconnected, after re-connecting it, things worked > as planned. I didn't try to force a new import, though, but it didn't boot up > normally, and told me it couldn't import its pool due to lack of SLOG devices.
Positive. :) I tested it with ZFSv28 on FreeBSD 9-STABLE a month or two ago. See the updated man page for zpool, especially the bit about "import -m". :) -- Freddie Cash fjwc...@gmail.com _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss