On 08/13/2012 02:01 PM, Ray Arachelian wrote:
> On 08/13/2012 06:50 AM, Sašo Kiselkov wrote:
>> See the -d option to zpool import. -- Saso
> Many thanks for this, it worked very nicely, though the first time
> I ran it, it failed.  So what -d does is to substitute /dev.  In
> order for it to work, you also have to make links to the drive
> devices in the /dev tree.
> I did this in the directory where the file-members live (not
> knowing exactly off the top of my head which types of
> devices/slices zfs wanted) and then I was able to mount the pool,
> since the physical devices were c22t0d4-d7:
> for i in d4 d5 d6 d7; do for dev in /dev/dsk/c22t0${i}*; do echo
> $dev; ln -s $dev; done; done
> After this, using the -d option worked beautifully.
> Thanks for helping me recover my data. :)

No problem. Btw, the substitution for /dev/dsk is documented in the
manpage. But glad it worked. Enjoy ;-)

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