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How do I set the block size in ZFS?

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How do I set the block size in ZFS?

I was able to create a zpool and then created a zfs filesystem (BTW, thanks to all those who helped me get by the hard drive formatting issues I had posted here earlier).


I read that ZFS does variable block size, that is, a user can specify a blocksize, and if a file is smaller than the user specified blocksize, the file would be the smallest power of two between 512 bytes and the user specified blocksize.

Just how would I specify the blocksize? Is that an option I have to use in the zpool create command?
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download the zfs admin guide and search for "blocksize":

http://dlc.sun.com/pdf/819-5461/819-5461.pdf
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