Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 08:52:17PM -0500, Adam McDougall wrote:
>> For what its worth, I ran across a similar issue. I moved a scsi card
>> in my server which caused da2 and da3 (each with a separate zfs pool
>> with no redundancy) become swapped, which I did not predict. ZFS was
>> completely confused by this, and rather than swap cables and reboot, I
>> decided to try the export and import. Worked fine. I was a little
>> dissapointed and surprised that I had to take action, but more surprised
>> that such a simple fix was possible (yet predicted) when the error
>> message on sun's website basically indicated 'you are totally screwed,
>> game over, data lost'. I wasn't in a situation were I would have lost
>> any valuable data. Maybe it was terminally confused because both
>> devices it wanted were in use by the other 'failed' pool.

> In my perforce branch, this is already improved. FreeBSD will detect
> disk name changes, etc. It already does, but only with ATA disks.

Wouldn't create the pool using GEOM_LABEL names solve this issue ? Any
side effects of doing so ?


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