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1.  Oracle Solaris ZFS File System (Introduction)

2.  Getting Started With Oracle Solaris ZFS

3.  Oracle Solaris ZFS and Traditional File System Differences

4.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Pools

5.  Managing ZFS Root Pool Components

Managing ZFS Root Pool Components (Overview)

ZFS Root Pool Requirements

ZFS Root Pool Space Requirements

ZFS Root Pool Configuration Requirements

Troubleshooting ZFS Root Pool Installation Problems

Managing Your ZFS Root Pool

Installing a ZFS Root Pool

How to Update Your ZFS Boot Environment

How to Mount an Alternate BE

How to Configure a Mirrored Root Pool

How to Replace a Disk in a ZFS Root Pool

How to Create a BE in Another Root Pool

Managing Your ZFS Swap and Dump Devices

Adjusting the Sizes of Your ZFS Swap and Dump Devices

Troubleshooting ZFS Dump Device Issues

Booting From a ZFS Root File System

Booting From an Alternate Disk in a Mirrored ZFS Root Pool

Booting From a ZFS Root File System on a SPARC Based System

Booting From a ZFS Root File System on an x86 Based System

Booting For Recovery Purposes in a ZFS Root Environment

How to Boot the System For Recovery Purposes

6.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS File Systems

7.  Working With Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots and Clones

8.  Using ACLs and Attributes to Protect Oracle Solaris ZFS Files

9.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Delegated Administration

10.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Advanced Topics

11.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Troubleshooting and Pool Recovery

12.  Archiving Snapshots and Root Pool Recovery

13.  Recommended Oracle Solaris ZFS Practices

A.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Version Descriptions


Chapter 5

Managing ZFS Root Pool Components

This chapter describes how to manage your Oracle Solaris ZFS root pool components, such as attaching a root pool mirror, cloning a ZFS boot environment, and resizing swap and dump devices.

The following sections are provided in this chapter:

For information about root pool recovery, see Chapter 12, Archiving Snapshots and Root Pool Recovery.

For any late-breaking issues, see the Oracle Solaris 11 release notes.