As I prepare my migration to my new Debian ZFS system I wanted to backup my zpool onto an external 8TB hard drive. I came across this issue where after plugging in the external USB 3.0 hard drive it would loop and not work:
Daily Archives: June 11, 2017
By default, installing Proxmox with ZFS during the installation process will force you to use the entire disk for the root zpool. For most installs this is good enough. However, I like to do things differently sometimes.
I have a pair of Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSDs that I wanted to use for my new homelab that I am currently building (moving from vmware to proxmox). You may be wondering why I want to install the operating system on a partition instead of an entire disk. Several reasons: