Tag: scrub

  • ZFS: Stopping a scrub

    ZFS: Stopping a scrub

    If you accidentally started a scrub on a pool or need to stop one for any reason it’s fortunately quite straightforward:   # zpool scrub -s [poolname]     e.g. zpool scrub -s kepler   You can check on whether that was successful with zpool status – it will give an output above the pool…

  • ZFS Basics – zpool scrubbing

    ZFS Basics – zpool scrubbing

    One of the most significant features of the ZFS filesystem is scrubbing. This is where the filesystem checks itself for errors and attempts to heal any errors that it finds. It’s generally a good idea to scrub consumer-grade drives once a week, and enterprise-grade drives once a month.   How long the scrub takes depends…