I am using FreeBSD 9.0 RC3 (PCBSD distro) with samba 3.4.14. I am trying to access portions of several large (4 - 10 GB) files over samba using seek commands, and I am seeing that calls to the front ...
I wondering about problem with adding new device to ZFS RAIDZ. I'm thinking about it only theoretically: After destroying ZFS pool with only RAIDZ in it. The data should be still there on the disks. ...
What's the proper way on FreeBSD 9 to tune ZFS parameters such as vfs.zfs.arc_max and vfs.zfs.vdev.cache.size? I've seen references to /boot/loader.conf, /boot/kernel.conf and /etc/sysctl.conf but I ...
Which characters are allowed and safe for ZFS file system name? Are this characters only ASCII or UTF-8 is supported? '@' is not allowed because it is reserved for snapshots. PS: I play with FreeBSD ...
Does anyone have a working implementation using keyfiles, preferably on SD Card, instead of a prompt for ZFS? I know how to do this with linux LVM/LUKS. In my opinion the FreeBSD full disk ...
I asked this on ServerFault but received no response, so I figured I'd give it a try over here instead! I have a Debian backup server running the FreeBSD kernel and a ZFS filesystem on which I store ...
Ok. I get about 1/3 of the speed on the same drives when using ZFS. Now, I understand that ZFS is self-healing and that everything is also stored with its hashes. This makes it safer to use. I ...
since OpenSolaris is more or less abandoned by Oracle, is there a nice alternative that implements the unique features of OSOL? ZFS is one thing, but I liked the image creation system, that let you ...
I have a file server running OpenSolaris (mainly for ZFS, which I really love), but since Oracle has abandoned it, I'm starting to think about what I'm going to do with the OS on that machine. ...
Could I get ZFS to work properly in Linux? Are there any caveats / limitations?