[PVE-User] Move root ZFS to another machine

Andreas Heinlein aheinlein at gmx.com
Tue Feb 6 16:28:55 CET 2018


Am 06.02.2018 um 14:55 schrieb Yannis Milios:
> ZFS doesn’t like RAID controllers even when they are not configured in raid
> mode.
>
> If you really want to use ZFS with it's power, get a proper HBA card (or a
> RAID controller that can be flashed with IT - Initiator-target - firmware)
> and you're good to go. Otherwise a simple SATA controller should do the job
> in your case.
>
> Things get trickier when you have to boot from a zfs pool though, initramfs
> and other stuff need to be modified to adapt to the new situation ...
I now did that - I remembered I had a simple SATA controller left over
from an otherwise dead machine. Worked out of the box, no changes to
initramfs were necessary.

Thanks,
Andreas


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