[zfs-discuss] Are /dev objects required for clean shutdown?
Pascal at rkfd.com
Tue Feb 6 11:05:24 EST 2018
/dev on my CentOS 7 box took a 'rm -rf' yesterday, wiping out most of
it, including /dev/zfs, /dev/zvol, /dev/zd0, and all the devices my
RAIDZ3 resides on. Easiest way to recover is to reboot (/dev is on a
ramdrive and created from scratch during boot), but I'm worried about
not getting a clean shutdown. Does zfs need anything in /dev to
shutdown cleanly? If so, how do I recreate the devices?
zpool and zfs both give me:
The /dev/zfs device is missing and must be created.
Try running 'udevadm trigger' as root to create it.
but that command doesn't seem to do anything. I also found
documentation saying to try "udevadm control --reload-rules" first, but
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