I really want to switch this NAS to FreeNAS, but I'm not sure if a ZFS on Linux pool will properly import into FreeNAS
It's increased to 24 hours ;_;
I shouldn't have used RAIDZ2 on this machine. The CPU isn't very powerful, so I think it's quite slow at calculating the parity etc.
Finally the resilver is complete. Only took 31h34m. I was so nervous the whole time just in case another disk or two fails wile resilvering. 😅
I'm pretty sure the resilvering took so long because I'm using RAIDZ2 and the CPU in this machine isn't great so it's very slow at calculating parity blocks etc. #zfs
@farhan I think it depends on the version of the ZFS Pool. I haven't updated ZFS on Linux for quite some time, so I think it should work, but as FreeBSD doesn't seem to support extended attributes (according to : https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=zfs), I'm worried it will break a lot of things as I'm using SELinux on some of the datasets which are mounted on other servers over NFS.
@farhan Nope, I'm using ZoL, not the fuse one. I think moving my pool over to FreeNAS should work. According to zdb, the pool I am running on my ZoL is version 5000. The machine I built just a couple of weeks ago seems to also have the pool on 5000, so as far as I am aware, it should work fine if I just import it.
I'll have to give it a shot over the weekend.
@mhamzahkhan not finished yet? HDDs or SSDs?
@vesperto Still going.
They are 4x WDC WD30EFRX (3TB) Drives in RAIDZ2. I shouldn't have used RAIDZ2 to be honest, as this machine isn't the most powerful machine on the planet. It's a HP Microserver N40L. I'm considering moving the data off the disks, and switching to RAID10, which should resilver much faster in the future as it doesn't need to calculate parity etc.
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