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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RE: Comment by DOSguy
by dvzt on Wed 4th Nov 2009 20:57 UTC in reply to "Comment by DOSguy"
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Well, how do I to know what hardware meets ZFS's requirements. Does something like a ZFS HDD 'compatibility' list exist?

You totally misunderstood. Mentioned "crappy" disks are bad. Malfunctioning. Broken. If you have such a disk, you should get it back to the shop and reclaim your money. ZFS doesn't have any special requirements for disks.

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