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: You are wrong.
by phoenix on Mon 2nd Nov 2009 21:42 UTC in reply to "You are wrong."
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That, plus background scrubbing, give you the same end result as an fsck.

No real need for a separate fsck. If needed, one can just alias "zpool scrub <poolname>" to fsck and be done with it. ;)

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