Re: Length of ZFS volume names

From: Michael Gmelin <freebsd_at_grem.de>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 19:49:36 +0200
> On 24. Aug 2020, at 17:20, Shawn Webb <shawn.webb_at_hardenedbsd.org> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Hey FreeBSD peeps,
> 
> The zfs(8) manpage says that the maximum length of a dataset name is
> MAXNAMELEN (256 bytes). I've created a ZFS volume that has a dataset
> name length of 62. I don't see the ZFS volume in /dev/zvol and I
> noticed this sanitized error in dmesg:
> 
> Aug 24 11:07:24 bh-build-01 kernel: [2395] ZFS WARNING: Unable to create ZVOL tank/bhyve/productname/dev/users/username/username-shortened_productname-dev-01/disk-01 (error=63).
> 
> So I'm left wondering, does devfs have a smaller limit than ZFS for
> node paths?
> 

Might be related: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=238112


> Thanks,
> 
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> Shawn Webb
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> HardenedBSD
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