ZFS on FreeBSD does this look right?

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Having read up on this and never having used FreeBSD other than FreeNAS which is based on it, I just want to make sure before I try it.

After getting FreeBSD installed, I need to do

echo 'zfs_enable="YES"' >> /etc/rc.conf

zpool create pool raidz2 da0 da1 da2 da3 da4 (not sure if i should use raidz2 or not)

zfs create pool/storage

zfs set compression=gzip pool/storage

zfs set copies=2 pool/storage

zfs set atime=off pool

echo 'daily_status_zfs_enable="YES"' >> /etc/periodic.conf


No need to format it using UFS2? As I say I know very little about BSD

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You and I both. That's pretty well out of MY realm of understanding. I suggest consulting the Help Documentation with ZFS and the FreeBSD User Boards/Mailing List about that one.

Good luck!

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I did, that's where I got all the info from, was just making sure I understood it correctly, might try it tomorrow, depends on how bored I get :p

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