I'm running Solaris 10 x86 on VMWare.
I need more space in the zfs root pool.
I doubled the provisioned space in Hard disk 1, but it is not visible to the VM (format).
I tried creating a 2nd HD, but root pool can't have multiple VDEVs.
How can I add space to my root pool without rebuilding?
True, you can't have non-redundant rpool devices, but you can have mirrored rpool devices, which
means you can use the zpool attach and detach features to attach the larger disk and detach the
I'm unfamiliar with VMWare but next time you might consider these easier steps:
1. Create a larger disk
2. Attach the larger disk to the existing (smaller) root pool disk