[OpenIndiana-discuss] [osol-discuss] Can this scenario be accomplished?

Daniel Kjar dkjar at elmira.edu
Thu Nov 11 15:17:51 UTC 2010

  Yep, and in fact I just had to do it a few weeks ago.  Although it is 
much safer to export the pools first, I have always been able to import 
them without problem after a machine dies on me.

On 11/11/10 10:11 AM, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Sean<sean at ttys0.net>  writes:
>> After a zpool import of the attached zpool, the zpool and associated
>> zfs filesystems will be visible and accessible.
> Thanks again... that cleared some of it up.
> I see what I've been stumbling over is what `importing' is really
> like.  I had visions of actually slurping all the data somewhere.
> But apparently it is more a process of allowing the running os to
> recognize the data where it is.  Once that is done then the usual
> kinds of movement of data become possible.
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Dr. Daniel Kjar
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