Category Archives: ZFS

ZFS Case Upgrade

The original ZFS machine has grown a bit over the years. It started with two 2TB hard drives, then got two more, then finally two more. The “little” NZXT case has more than enough drive slots, but this setup violated … Continue reading

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VirtualBox USB Flash for ZFS

To set up your USB Flash drives as pass-through in VirtualBox, here is what you can do. Next, plug in your flash drive and record its device. For me, it was /dev/sde. Look in /var/log/syslog, or dmesg output, for the … Continue reading

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ZFS Flash Drives

As an experiment, I created a small (8GB) ZFS volume in a mirror configuration using two 8GB USB Flash drives. The purpose was to put “small, but really important things” on this storage system. It actually ended up being two … Continue reading

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