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Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration Guide     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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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)

Oracle Solaris 11 Express Installation Requirements for ZFS Support

Oracle Solaris 11 Express Release Requirements

General ZFS Storage Pool Requirements

ZFS Storage Pool Space Requirements

ZFS Storage Pool Configuration Requirements

Managing Your ZFS Root Pool

Installing a ZFS Root Pool

How to Update Your ZFS Boot Environment

How to Configure a Mirrored 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 ZFS for Recovery Purposes

Recovering the ZFS Root Pool or Root Pool Snapshots

How to Replace a Disk in the ZFS Root Pool

How to Create Root Pool Snapshots

How to Recreate a ZFS Root Pool and Restore Root Pool Snapshots

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

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 up-to-date troubleshooting information, go to the following site: