zfs destroy

Here I go, removing an old ZFS dataset that is no longer required. But first, some stats (which have been edited to remove non-zfs output): [dan@kraken:~] $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on storage 1.4T 15G 1.4T 1% /storage storage/bacula.DO.NOT.USE 5.8T 4.4T 1.4T 76% /storage/bacula.DO.NOT.USE storage/compressed 1.4T 49K 1.4T 0% /storage/compressed storage/compressed/bacula

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zfs send | zfs receive

For the record, I was doing a copy within a system recently: # time zfs send storage/bacula@transfer | mbuffer | zfs receive storage/compressed/bacula-buffer in @ 0.0 kB/s, out @ 0.0 kB/s, 4394 GB total, buffer 100% fullll summary: 4394 GByte in 35 h 11 min 35.5 MB/s real 2111m18.302s user 11m44.831s sys 258m59.151s I was

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power failure and gmirror

From this morning’s log after a weekend power failure: Mar 15 09:15:45 subie kernel: GEOM_MIRROR: Device gm0: rebuilding provider ad8 finished. Mar 15 09:20:58 subie fsck: /dev/mirror/gm0s1f: UNREF FILE I=35 OWNER=root MODE=100400 Mar 15 09:20:58 subie fsck: /dev/mirror/gm0s1f: SIZE=151568652480 MTIME=Mar 13 16:03 2010 (CLEARED) Mar 15 09:20:58 subie fsck: /dev/mirror/gm0s1f: UNREF FILE I=15356429 OWNER=dan MODE=100644

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ZFS – some initial testing

I thought I’d run some simple tests, based on a tuning thread I found: # dd if=/dev/urandom of=./file1 bs=1m count=1024 1024+0 records in 1024+0 records out 1073741824 bytes transferred in 14.283206 secs (75175127 bytes/sec) And while the above was running: # zpool iostat 5 capacity operations bandwidth pool used avail read write read write ———-

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mirroring the hard drive

Tonight’s goals: Install a second HDD get gmirror running install the remaining 5x2TB HDD add the two RAID cards After adding in the second HDD for the OS, dmesg shows this: ad4: 76319MB <seagate ST380815AS 4.AAB> at ata2-master UDMA100 SATA 3Gb/s acd0: DVDR <tsstcorp CDDVDW SH-S223C/SB01> at ata3-master UDMA100 SATA 1.5Gb/s ad8: 152587MB <wdc WD1600AAJS-75M0A0

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Big storage

I’m thinking about creating a storage box. One with a lot of disk space. It will be used for backups and stuff. I will continue to backup to tape as well. I’m considering this case, which has 8xSATA hot-swap bays: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811192058 If I was buying a RAID card, I’d buy this one: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816131002&Tpk=areca%201120 But I

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