[OpenIndiana-discuss] zpool and nfs
bernd at helber-it-services.com
Wed Jan 19 22:37:36 UTC 2011
label --> select SMI Label.
that should solve the issue,
if there are more issues, please provide
thanks in advance.
Am 19.01.11 22:53, schrieb ann kok:
> Hi Edward
> Thank you for your mail
> I follow your advice to reboot my computer. It is fine
> Now. I have problem to attach it. What can I do this?
> root at opensolaris:~# format -e
> Searching for disks...done
> AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
> 0. c8t0d0 <DEFAULT cyl 2607 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,1976 at 10/sd at 0,0
> 1. c8t1d0 <DEFAULT cyl 1303 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,1976 at 10/sd at 1,0
> Specify disk (enter its number): ^C
> root at opensolaris:~# zpool add rpool c8t1d0
> cannot label 'c8t1d0': EFI labeled devices are not supported on root pools.
> 2/ For the command devfsadm -Cv, I run it the first time. It showed many message but I can't catch it.
> I try to run again, but show nothing
> How can I catch those message?
> Thank you so much
> --- On Wed, 1/19/11, Edward Ned Harvey <openindiana at nedharvey.com> wrote:
>> From: Edward Ned Harvey <openindiana at nedharvey.com>
>> Subject: Re: [OpenIndiana-discuss] zpool and nfs
>> To: "Discussion list for OpenIndiana" <openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org>
>> Received: Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 4:23 PM
>>> From: ann kok [mailto:oiyankok at yahoo.ca]
>>> As I haven't received the response, I run the formart
>>> It said it needs around 3 hours
>>> format> format
>>> Ready to format. Formatting cannot be
>>> and takes 232 minutes (estimated). Continue?
>>> Continue? y
>> Oh my goodness. No.
>> When you run format -e, it should just display a list of
>> all the disks in
>> the system (instantly), and ask you which one you want to
>> work on, and then
>> you quit. I'm sure I said that. Quit without
>> changing anything. (And be
>> careful not to break anything.) I am extremely
>> certain I never told you to
>> type "format" after you got into the format prompt.
>> And when it prompted
>> you "Continue?" You should definitely have said "n"
>> instead of "y"
>> You have entered the format prompt, and then entered the
>> format command on
>> the format prompt, which apparently does something
>> horrific. Hopefully
>> you're doing it to a disk you don't care about.
>> I suggest rebooting first, just to ensure you haven't
>> destroyed your system.
>> You may have destroyed it.
>> Here is an example:
>> [root at FILER ~]# format -e
>> Searching for disks...done
>> AVAILABLE DISK SELECTIONS:
>> 0. c0d0
>> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,7a0 at 15/pci-ide at 0/ide at 0/cmdk at 0,0
>> c2t0d0 <DEFAULT cyl 3913 alt 2 hd 255 sec 63>
>> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,1976 at 10/sd at 0,0
>> c2t1d0 <VMware-Virtual disk-1.0-200.00GB>
>> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,1976 at 10/sd at 1,0
>> c2t2d0 <VMware-Virtual disk-1.0-170.00GB>
>> /pci at 0,0/pci15ad,1976 at 10/sd at 2,0
>> Specify disk (enter its number): ^C
>> I'm sure I said this too. Don't bother formatting any
>> disks. Just use
>> zpool add. End of story. It will use the whole
>> device, and it's an instant
>>> 4/ What is the different betwen zpool attach zpool and
>> zpool add
>> Zpool attach will create a mirror of a device which was not
>> Zpool add will add storage to a pool. If you add a
>> single device, then it's
>> not redundant. If you add a mirror or a raidz, then
>> it's redundant.
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with kind regards
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