[OpenIndiana-discuss] cleaning out stale entries in zpool cache

Dan Swartzendruber dswartz at druber.com
Mon Oct 24 15:42:23 UTC 2011

George Wilson wrote:
> Since these disks are mirrors in your current pool, you could detach them and then try dd-ing over the first megabyte of the disk. This should blow away the partition table. I would verify that you can no longer see the disk by using the 'zdb' command below. Once you're satisfied then you can re-attach it your mirror.

Yeah, thanks, I was wondering about that myself.  I want to do a backup 
first to my esata 1TB drive to be safe.  Thanks for the help...  I'll 
post the results...

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