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Replaced my 250GB hard drive with a 1TB hard drive


the replacement 1 TB Hitachi arrived. So, I decided to take out the 250 GB hard drive and replace that slice with the 1 TB Hitachi.

FreeBSD and ZFS drive ordering


So, as it turns out, ZFS relies on the FreeBSD slice names to determine what goes where. This can be a problem, since the slice drive names can move around–if, for example, you switch what USB ports your drives plug into. Which is what I just did. I have no idea what ordering they were […]