Linked by Pobrecito Hablador on Mon 2nd Nov 2009 21:19 UTC
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris One of the advantages of ZFS is that it doesn't need a fsck. Replication, self-healing and scrubbing are a much better alternative. After a few years of ZFS life, can we say it was the correct decision? The reports in the mailing list are a good indicator of what happens in the real world, and it appears that once again, reality beats theory. The author of the article analyzes the implications of not having a fsck tool and tries to explain why he thinks Sun will add one at some point.
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Comment by DOSguy
by DOSguy on Wed 4th Nov 2009 11:39 UTC
DOSguy
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2009-07-27

[quote]if you want reliability, you need hardware which is not that crappy.[/quote]

Well, how do I to know what hardware meets ZFS's requirements. Does something like a ZFS HDD 'compatibility' list exist?

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