I have a drive that I'm trying to mount in linux. The device is /dev/xvdf. lsblk shows two subdrives, /dev/xvdf1 and /dev/xvdf9

sudo file -s /dev/xvdf tells me that /dev/xvdf is a "GPT partition table". /dev/xvdf1 and /dev/xvdf9 are just "data"

When I try to mount /dev/xvdf, I get an error about a missing superblock.

When I try to mount /dev/xvdf1, I get the error:

mount: unknown filesystem type 'zfs_member'

How do I mount this drive?


First, run

sudo zpool import

This will tell you the name of the pool. You can then import it via

sudo zpool import [poolname]

Then running mount on /dev/xvdf works fine.

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