The local device storage URI type describes a storage device by its local device path. The path must refer to a device in the /dev name space. These devices are usually direct-attached storage (DAS) resources that are unique to a particular system, and their device name and path are generally not portable. However, they can also refer to shared storage resources for technologies that already provide a unified name space under /dev across multiple nodes.
The following is a list of URI syntax.
Examples of the use of the URI syntax are as follows:
The local device storage URI can refer to an entire disk or to a particular slice or partition. However, the use of slices or partitions is generally not recommended with ZFS storage pools.