Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Jun 2007 20:33 UTC
Mac OS X The yes-no-yes-no saga concerning ZFS in Leopard continues as Apple has released a new statement concerning the availability of ZFS in Leopard. So, let's recap: in April 2006, Apple expresses its interest in Sun's ZFS for the first time. After a first hint, the first screenshot popped up which showed ZFS on Leopard, followed by the definitive proof Leopard could create ZFS disk images. Fast forward six months, and Sun's Jonathan Schwartz announces that ZFS would be Leopard's default filesystem; a statement contradicted by an Apple official yesterday. In fact, this Apple official said ZFS would not be in Leopard at all. Then we arrive at today, and we have Apple stating that ZFS will in fact be included as a limited option in Leopard, only from the command line, read-only. Let's see what tomorrow will bring.
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by jziegler on Thu 14th Jun 2007 12:07 UTC in reply to "RE"
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AFAIK since Solaris 9, definitely in Solaris 10, UFS is "logging" by default. Empirical data: I have no mention of "logging" in /etc/vfstab on my numerous Solaris 10 machines and all the filesystem says "/dev/XY is logging" during mount.

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by deb2006 on Thu 14th Jun 2007 14:42 in reply to "RE"
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Nope - default for your root drive under Solaris' ufs does not include the "logging" option.

Edited 2007-06-14 14:45

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by jziegler on Thu 14th Jun 2007 14:47 in reply to "RE"
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You sure?

-bash-3.00# mount | grep "/ "
/ on /dev/dsk/c3t2d0s0 read/write/setuid/devices/intr/largefiles/logging/xattr/onerror=panic/ dev=840140 on Wed Jun 13 14:22:49 2007
-bash-3.00# grep log /etc/vfstab

Solaris 10u3, fully patched yesterday. I did NOT do anything about the root FS or logging.

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