[zfs-discuss] Need some input on a theoretical situation

2006-09-01 Thread Tim Cook
Ok, so here's my situation that I may or may not run into in the future. Currently I have 3x120GB PATA drives in a RAID-Z as part of my zfs pool. I plan on adding 2x320GB SATA drives in the immediate future to the same pool as a raid-1. Here's where it gets tricky. In the future, in a

[zfs-discuss] Re: reslivering, how long will it take?

2006-09-15 Thread Tim Cook
the status showed 19.46% the first time I ran it, then 9.46% the second. The question I have is I added the new disk, but it's showing the following: Device: c5d0 Storage Pool: fserv Type: Disk Device State: Faulted (cannot open) The disk is currently unpartitioned and unformatted. I was

[zfs-discuss] Re: reslivering, how long will it take?

2006-09-15 Thread Tim Cook
hrmm... cannot replace c5d0 with c5d0: cannot replace a replacing device This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss

RE: [zfs-discuss] Re: reslivering, how long will it take?

2006-09-15 Thread Tim Cook
] Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 4:45 PM To: Tim Cook Cc: zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Re: reslivering, how long will it take? On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 01:26:21PM -0700, Tim Cook wrote: says it's online now so I can only assume it's working. Doesn't seem to be reading

[zfs-discuss] Re: Re: reslivering, how long will it take?

2006-09-16 Thread Tim Cook
[mailto:Bill dot Moore at sun dot com] Sent: Friday, September 15, 2006 4:45 PM To: Tim Cook Cc: zfs-discuss at opensolaris dot org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Re: reslivering, how long will it take? On Fri, Sep 15, 2006 at 01:26:21PM -0700, Tim Cook wrote: says it's online now so I can only assume it's

RE: [zfs-discuss] What SATA controllers are people using for ZFS?

2006-12-21 Thread Tim Cook
So are there any PCI-Express cards based on the Marvell chipset? And/or is there something with native SATA support that is the same general specifications (8 ports, non-raid) just based on a different chipset but using a PCI-E interface? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [zfs-discuss] Re: Difference between ZFS and UFS with one LUN froma SAN

2006-12-22 Thread Tim Cook
This may not be the answer you're looking for, but I don't know if it's something you've thought of. If you're pulling a LUN from an expensive array, with multiple HBA's in the system, why not run mpxio? If you ARE running mpxio, there shouldn't be an issue with a path dropping. I have the

RE: [zfs-discuss] Re: Difference between ZFS and UFS with one LUN froma SAN

2006-12-22 Thread Tim Cook
AM To: Tim Cook Cc: Shawn Joy; zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Re: Difference between ZFS and UFS with one LUN froma SAN Just for what its worth, when we rebooted a controller in our array (we pre-moved all the LUNs to the other controller), despite using MPXIO ZFS kernel

RE: Re[2]: [zfs-discuss] Re: Difference between ZFS and UFS with one LUN froma SAN

2006-12-22 Thread Tim Cook
haven't tested this scenario, but I can only imagine it's not something that can be/should be/is recovered from gracefully. --Tim -Original Message- From: Robert Milkowski [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 3:18 PM To: Jason J. W. Williams Cc: Tim Cook; zfs-discuss

RE: [zfs-discuss] Re: Can ZFS solve my problem?

2007-01-03 Thread Tim Cook
Anders, Have you considered something like the following: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16816133001 I realize you're having issues sticking more HDD's internally, this should solve that issue. Running iSCSI volumes is going to get real ugly in a big hurry and I strongly

[zfs-discuss] unsubscribe

2007-01-24 Thread Tim Cook
Hi Guys, I completely forgot to unsubscribe to the zfs list before changing email addresses, and no longer have access to the old one. Is there someone I can contact about manually removing my old address, or updating it with my new one? Thanks! --Tim This message posted from

[zfs-discuss] Re: Thumper Origins Q

2007-01-24 Thread Tim Cook
I think this will be a hard sell internally given that it would eat up their own storagetek line. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org

[zfs-discuss] can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
Just want to verify, if I have say, 1 160GB disk, can I format it so that the first say 40GB is my main UFS parition with the base OS install, and then make the rest of the disk zfs? Or even better yet, for testing purposes make two 60GB partitions out of the rest of it and make them a

[zfs-discuss] Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
Well, the system can only have one disk, so giving it the full disk isn't really an option unless they've finally gotten the whole boot from a zfs disk figured out. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

[zfs-discuss] Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
I guess I should clarify what I'm doing. Essentially I'd like to have the / and swap on the first 60GB of the disk. Then use the remaining 100GB as a zfs partition to setup zones on. Obviously the snapshots are extremely useful in such a setup :) Does my plan sound feasible from both a

[zfs-discuss] Re: Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
When you do the initial install, how do you do the slicing? Just create like: / 10G swap 2G /altroot 10G /zfs restofdisk Or do you just create the first three slices and leave the rest of the disk untouched? I understand the concept at this point, just trying to explain to a third party

RE: [zfs-discuss] Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
It's a third party host, and I've been informed the cases they use only have room available for one hard drive. It's definitely not my first choice, but it's the only option I have at this point. Tim Cook -Original Message- From: Al Hopper [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday

[zfs-discuss] Re: Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
I'm thinking that if that is the case I'll just be dd'ing to a new disk and continuing on with it. Obviously this is not the preferred solution, but unless they're willing to let me send my own hardware, I don't have much of a choice. This message posted from opensolaris.org

[zfs-discuss] Re: Re: can I use zfs on just a partition?

2007-01-25 Thread Tim Cook
does liveupgrade work fine if the zones are on a UFS partition? This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss

[zfs-discuss] drive displayed multiple times

2007-06-12 Thread Tim Cook
So I just imported an old zpool onto this new system. The problem would be one drive (c4d0) is showing up twice. First it's displayed as ONLINE, then it's displayed as UNAVAIL. This is obviously causing a problem as the zpool now thinks it's in a degraded state, even though all drives are

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware sizing for a zfs-based system?

2007-09-14 Thread Tim Cook
Won't come cheap, but this mobo comes with 6x pci-x slots... should get the job done :) http://www.supermicro.com/products/motherboard/Xeon1333/5000P/X7DBE-X.cfm This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

Re: [zfs-discuss] PLOGI errors

2007-09-17 Thread Tim Cook
What lead you to the assumption it's ONLY those switches? Just because the patch is ONLY for those switches doesn't mean that the bug is only for them. The reason you only see the patch for 3xxx and newer is because the 2xxx was EOL before the patch was released... FabOS is FabOS, the nature

Re: [zfs-discuss] Response to phantom dd-b post

2007-11-11 Thread Tim Cook
No, you aren't cool, and no it isn't about zfs or your interest in it. It was clear from the get-go that netapp was paying you to troll any discussion on it, and to that end you've succeeded. Unfortunately you've done nothing but make yourself look like a pompous arrogant ass in every forum

Re: [zfs-discuss] pls discontinue troll bait was: Yager on ZFS and

2007-11-18 Thread Tim Cook
You've been trolling from the get-go and continue to do so. First it's I have the magical fix, which wasn't a fix at all. You claim to want to better the project, then claim you can't be bothered because you don't really care. You rant and rave about how this is so much like wafl from a

Re: [zfs-discuss] pls discontinue troll bait (hold on!)

2007-11-18 Thread Tim Cook
Which would be great if there were any merit to what he spews. It's unfortunate if you're wasting your time reading the rants, you'd be much better off reading the zfs manual if you need more in-depth explanation of the technology... This message posted from opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] pls discontinue troll bait was: Yager on ZFS and

2007-11-18 Thread Tim Cook
The only sad part is it's clear one or two people were fooled into believe there's any merit to your trolling. Grow up. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] pls discontinue troll bait was: Yager on ZFS and

2007-11-18 Thread Tim Cook
Big talk from someone who seems so intent on hiding their credentials. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss

[zfs-discuss] reslivering

2007-11-19 Thread Tim Cook
So... issues with reslivering yet again. This is ~3TB pool. I have one raid-z of 5 500GB disks, and a second pool of 3 300GB disks. One of the 300GB disks failed, so I have replaced the drive. After doing the resliver, it takes approximately 5 minutes for it to complete 68.05% of the

Re: [zfs-discuss] reslivering

2007-11-19 Thread Tim Cook
After messing around... who knows what's going on with it now. Finally rebooted because I was sick of it hanging. After that, this is what it came back with: root:= zpool status pool: fserv state: DEGRADED status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will

Re: [zfs-discuss] reslivering

2007-11-19 Thread Tim Cook
That locked up pretty quickly as well, one more reboot and this is what I'm seeing now: root:= zpool status pool: fserv state: DEGRADED status: One or more devices is currently being resilvered. The pool will continue to function, possibly in a degraded state. action: Wait for the

[zfs-discuss] which would be faster

2007-11-20 Thread Tim Cook
So I have 8 drives total. 5x500GB seagate 7200.10 3x300GB seagate 7200.10 I'm trying to decide, would I be better off just creating two separate pools? pool1 = 5x500gb raidz pool2= 3x300gb raidz or would I be better off creating one large pool, with two raid sets? I'm trying to figure out

[zfs-discuss] cifs server?

2007-11-22 Thread Tim Cook
So now that cifs has finally been released in b77, anyone happen to have any documentation on setup. I know the initial share is relatively simple... but what is the process after that for actually getting users authenticated? I see in the idmap service there's some configurations for

Re: [zfs-discuss] cifs server?

2007-11-22 Thread Tim Cook
so apparently you need to use smbadm, but when I got to create the group: smbadm create wheel failed to create the group (NOT_SUPPORTED) This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-05 Thread Tim Cook
That would require coming up with something solid. Much like his generalization that there's already snapshotting and checksumming that exists for linux. yet when he was called out, he responded with a 20 page rant because there doesn't exist such a solution. It's far easier to condescend

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-05 Thread Tim Cook
Literacy has nothing to do with the glaringly obvious BS you keep spewing. Rather than answer a question, which couldn't be answered, because you were full of it, you tried to convince us all he really didn't know what he wanted. The assumption sure made an a$$ out of someone, but you should

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-05 Thread Tim Cook
Actually, it's central to the issue: if you were capable of understanding what I've been talking about (or at least sufficiently humble to recognize the depths of your ignorance), you'd stop polluting this forum with posts lacking any technical content whatsoever. I don't speak full of

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-06 Thread Tim Cook
Whoever coined that phrase must've been wrong, it should definitely be By billtodd you've got it. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-06 Thread Tim Cook
For the same reason he won't respond to Jone, and can't answer the original question. He's not trying to help this list out at all, or come up with any real answers. He's just here to troll. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-06 Thread Tim Cook
As I explained, there are eminently acceptable alternatives to ZFS from any objective standpoint. So name these mystery alternatives that come anywhere close to the protection, functionality, and ease of use that zfs provides. You keep talking about how they exist, yet can't seem to come

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-06 Thread Tim Cook
STILL haven't given us a list of these filesystems you say match what zfs does. STILL coming back with long winded responses with no content whatsoever to try to divert the topic at hand. And STILL making incorrect assumptions. This message posted from opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-07 Thread Tim Cook
You have me at a disadvantage here, because I'm not even a Unix (let alone Solaris and Linux) aficionado. But don't Linux snapshots in conjunction with rsync (leaving aside other possibilities that I've never heard of) provide rather similar capabilities (e.g., incremental backup or

Re: [zfs-discuss] Yager on ZFS

2007-12-07 Thread Tim Cook
If you ever progress beyond counting on your fingers you might (with a lot of coaching from someone who actually cares about your intellectual development) be able to follow Anton's recent explanation of this (given that the higher-level overviews which I've provided apparently flew

Re: [zfs-discuss] Seperate ZIL

2007-12-08 Thread Tim Cook
http://www.itovernight.com/store/comersus_viewItem.asp ?idProduct=866720 Fly by night from the looks of it. http://www.resellerratings.com/store/IToverNight $140 looks like bottom dollar from anywhere reputable (which is more in line with what I would expect).

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware for zfs home storage

2008-01-14 Thread Tim Cook
http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?p=AOC-SAT2MVc=frpid=84b59337aa4414aa488fdf95dfd0de1a1e2a21528d6d2fbf89732c9ed77b72a4 ^^that was the best price I could find when looking 6 months ago. Dunno if that's changed since. This message posted from opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware for zfs home storage

2008-01-14 Thread Tim Cook
www.mozy.com appears to have unlimited backups for 4.95 a month. Hard to beat that. And they're owned by EMC now so you know they aren't going anywhere anytime soon. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware for zfs home storage

2008-01-14 Thread Tim Cook
http://rsync.net/ $1.60 per month per G (no experience) ^^how does that compete with 4.95/month for all you can store? At 1.60/G, I dunno about most people here, but I'd be broke real quick :D As for personal, mine's all 4+1. I have the luxury of working for a storage reseller so

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware for zfs home storage

2008-01-14 Thread Tim Cook
Another free.99 option if you have the extra hardware lying around is boxbackup. http://www.boxbackup.org/ I haven't used it personally, but heard good things. This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

Re: [zfs-discuss] hardware for zfs home storage

2008-01-14 Thread Tim Cook
Speaking of which, I'm somewhat surprised sun hasn't done similar with zfs and thumpers. You would think they would want some sort of ultimate showcase that way :D Drinking the koolaid and such :) This message posted from opensolaris.org ___

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS Home NAS - Configuration Questions

2008-01-24 Thread Tim Cook
Marcus: I'm currently running the asus K8N-LR, and it works wonderfully. Not only do the onboard ports work, but it also has multiple pci-x slots. I'm running an opteron 165 (dual core) cpu with it. It's cheap, and fast.

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS Home NAS - Configuration Questions

2008-01-24 Thread Tim Cook
Oh, one thing. The only downside is the onboard gigE interfaces are the broadcom pci-e based nic's. They unfortunately do not support jumbo frames. I doubt this will be an issue for you if it's just a home NAS. In my setup I've pushed 50MB/sec over nfs and the server was barely breathing.

Re: [zfs-discuss] APPLE: ZFS need bug corrections instead of new func! Or?

2009-06-15 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Joerg Schilling joerg.schill...@fokus.fraunhofer.de wrote: Orvar Korvar no-re...@opensolaris.org wrote: According to this webpage, there are some errors that makes ZFS unusable under certain conditions. That is not really optimal for an Enterprise file

Re: [zfs-discuss] moving a disk between controllers

2009-06-17 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 6:46 PM, T Johnson tjohnso...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a problem with moving drives from one controller to another that my googlefu is not turning up? I had a system with it's boot drive attached to a backplane which worked fine. I tried moving that drive to the

[zfs-discuss] Subscribing broken?

2009-07-26 Thread Tim Cook
What's the deal with the mailing list? I've unsubscribed an old email address, and attempted to sign up the new one 4 times now over the last month, and have yet to receive any updates/have it approved. Are the admins asleep at the helm for zfs-discuss or what? -- This message posted from

Re: [zfs-discuss] Subscribing broken?

2009-07-27 Thread Tim Cook
So it is broken then... because I'm on week 4 now, no responses to this thread, and I'm still not getting any emails. Anyone from Sun still alive that can actually do something? -- This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

Re: [zfs-discuss] deduplication

2009-07-27 Thread Tim Cook
buMP? I watched the stream for several hours and never heard a word about dedupe. The blogs also all seem to be completely bare of mention. What's the deal? -- This message posted from opensolaris.org ___ zfs-discuss mailing list

Re: [zfs-discuss] Lundman home NAS

2009-08-02 Thread Tim Cook
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 3:42 AM, Jorgen Lundman lund...@gmo.jp wrote: 100Mbit is quite flat at 11MB/s; http://lundman.net/wiki/index.php/Lraid5_iozone#Solaris_10_64-bit.2C_OsX_10.5.5_NFSv3.2C_100MBit.2C_ZIL_cache_disabled 1Gbit, MTU 1500;

Re: [zfs-discuss] Need tips on zfs pool setup..

2009-08-03 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Joachim Sandvik no-re...@opensolaris.orgwrote: I am looking at a nas software from nexenta, and after some initial testing i like what i see. So i think we will find in funding the budget for a dual setup. We are looking at a dual cpu Supermicro server with

Re: [zfs-discuss] Need tips on zfs pool setup..

2009-08-03 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 10:18 PM, Tim Cook t...@cook.ms wrote: On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Joachim Sandvik no-re...@opensolaris.orgwrote: I am looking at a nas software from nexenta, and after some initial testing i like what i see. So i think we will find in funding the budget

Re: [zfs-discuss] Need tips on zfs pool setup..

2009-08-04 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 7:33 AM, Roch Bourbonnais roch.bourbonn...@sun.comwrote: Le 4 août 09 à 13:42, Joseph L. Casale a écrit : does anybody have some numbers on speed on sata vs 15k sas? The next chance I get, I will do a comparison. Is it really a big difference? I noticed a huge

Re: [zfs-discuss] changing SATA ports

2009-08-07 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 8:49 AM, Dick Hoogendijk d...@nagual.nl wrote: I've a new MB (tyhe same as before butthis one works..) and I want to change the way my SATA drives were connected. I had a ZFS boot mirror conncted to SATA3 and 4 and I wat those drives to be on SATA1 and 2 now. Question:

[zfs-discuss] cifs fqdn mapping

2009-08-20 Thread Tim Cook
So I submitted a bug almost a year ago on cifs fqdn mapping from a windows system to opensolaris failing. In my migration to a new mail system, I somehow lost the old saved emails I had with the bug number. In any case, it appears that using fqdn still fails with the latest builds of

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS configuration input needed.

2009-08-21 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Ross Walker rswwal...@gmail.com wrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 5:46 PM, Ron Mexico no-re...@opensolaris.org wrote: I'm in the process of setting up a NAS for my company. It's going to be based on Open Solaris and ZFS, running on a Dell R710 with two SAS 5/E HBAs.

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS configuration input needed.

2009-08-21 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 5:52 PM, Ross Walker rswwal...@gmail.com wrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 6:34 PM, Tim Cook t...@cook.ms wrote: On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Ross Walker rswwal...@gmail.com rswwal...@gmail.com wrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 5:46 PM, Ron Mexico no-re...@opensolaris.org

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS configuration input needed.

2009-08-21 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 7:41 PM, Richard Elling richard.ell...@gmail.comwrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 3:34 PM, Tim Cook wrote: On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Ross Walker rswwal...@gmail.com wrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 5:46 PM, Ron Mexico no-re...@opensolaris.org wrote: I'm in the process

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS configuration input needed.

2009-08-21 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 8:04 PM, Richard Elling richard.ell...@gmail.comwrote: On Aug 21, 2009, at 5:55 PM, Tim Cook wrote: On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 7:41 PM, Richard Elling richard.ell...@gmail.com wrote: My vote is with Ross. KISS wins :-) Disclaimer: I'm also a member of BAARF. My

Re: [zfs-discuss] Poor iSCSI performance [SEC=PERSONAL]

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Duncan Groenewald dagroenew...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Ok, I just completed the upgrade to snv 118 and everything still works except the iSCSI is still sloowww... It is still unclear to me what the COMSTAR iscsi command set is vs the older method !! I

Re: [zfs-discuss] Poor iSCSI performance [SEC=PERSONAL]

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:54 PM, Duncan Groenewald dagroenew...@optusnet.com.au wrote: OK, I found a blog on COMSTAR and tried creating the iSCSI target using the new method... Seemed to be ok until sbdadm failed - see below...any ideas? dun...@osshsrvr:~# itadm create-target Target

Re: [zfs-discuss] Using consumer drives in a zraid2

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 10:56 PM, Tristan Ball tristan.b...@leica-microsystems.com wrote: I guess it depends on whether or not you class the various Raid Edition drives as consumer? :-) My one concern with these RE drives is that because they will return errors early rather than retry is

Re: [zfs-discuss] Poor iSCSI performance [SEC=PERSONAL]

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:14 PM, Duncan Groenewald dagroenew...@optusnet.com.au wrote: Oops I left that bit out... dun...@osshsrvr:~# itadm create-target Target iqn.1986-03.com.sun:02:7af8d188-b1e8-4d98-fee1-f4da18bbe46f successfully created dun...@osshsrvr:~# itadm list-target -v TARGET

Re: [zfs-discuss] Using consumer drives in a zraid2

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:38 PM, Tristan Ball tristan.b...@leica-microsystems.com wrote: Not upset as such J What I’m worried about that time period where the pool is resilvering to the hot spare. For example: one half of a mirror has failed completely, and the mirror is being rebuilt

Re: [zfs-discuss] Using consumer drives in a zraid2

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 12:22 AM, thomas tjohnso...@gmail.com wrote: I'll admit, I was cheap at first and my fileserver right now is consumer drives. nbsp;You can bet all my future purchases will be of the enterprise grade. nbsp;And guess what... none of the drives in my array are less

Re: [zfs-discuss] Using consumer drives in a zraid2

2009-08-25 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 12:27 AM, Tristan Ball tristan.b...@leica-microsystems.com wrote: The remaining drive would only have been flagged as dodgy if the bad sectors had been found, hence my comments (and general best practice) about data scrub’s being necessary. While I agree it’s possibly

Re: [zfs-discuss] Poor iSCSI performance [SEC=PERSONAL]

2009-08-26 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 12:09 AM, Duncan Groenewald dagroenew...@optusnet.com.au wrote: That was a typo, missing an s - I copied the incorrect line from the terminal... sbdadm create-lu /dev/zvol/rdsk/storagepool/backups/isci/macbook_dg Blog is here...

Re: [zfs-discuss] Using consumer drives in a zraid2

2009-08-26 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 11:45 AM, Neal Pollack neal.poll...@sun.com wrote: Luck or design/usage ? Let me explain; I've also had many drives fail over the last 25 years of working on computers, I.T., engineering, manufacturing, and building my own PCs. Drive life can be directly affected

Re: [zfs-discuss] Status/priority of 6761786

2009-08-27 Thread Tim Cook
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Remco Lengers re...@lengers.com wrote: Dave, Its logged as an RFE (Request for Enhancement) not as a CR (bug). The status is 3-Accepted/ P1 RFE RFE's are generally looked at in a much different way then a CR. ..Remco Seriously? It's considered works

Re: [zfs-discuss] change raidz1 to raidz2 with BP rewrite?

2009-08-30 Thread Tim Cook
On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Adam Leventhal a...@eng.sun.com wrote: Hi David, BP rewrite is an important component technology, but there's a bunch beyond that. It's not a high priority right now for us at Sun. What's the bug / RFE number for it? (So those of us with contracts can add

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS iSCSI Clustered for VMware Host use

2009-08-31 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Jason wheelz...@hotmail.com wrote: I've been looking to build my own cheap SAN to explore HA scenarios with VMware hosts, though not for a production environment. I'm new to opensolaris but I am familiar with other clustered HA systems. The features of ZFS

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS iSCSI Clustered for VMware Host use

2009-08-31 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Jason wheelz...@hotmail.com wrote: Well, I knew a guy who was involved in a project to do just that for a production environment. Basically they abandoned using that because there was a huge performance hit using ZFS over NFS. I didn’t get the specifics but

Re: [zfs-discuss] Finding SATA cards for ZFS; was Lundman home NAS

2009-08-31 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 8:26 PM, Jorgen Lundman lund...@gmo.jp wrote: The mv8 is a marvell based chipset, and it appears there are no Solaris drivers for it. There doesn't appear to be any movement from Sun or marvell to provide any either. Do you mean specifically Marvell 6480 drivers? I

Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS iSCSI Clustered for VMware Host use

2009-09-01 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Jason wheelz...@hotmail.com wrote: True, though an enclosure for shared disks is expensive. This isn't for production but for me to explore what I can do with x86/x64 hardware. The idea being that I can just throw up another x86/x64 box to add more storage.

Re: [zfs-discuss] snv_110 - snv_121 produces checksum errors on Raid-Z pool

2009-09-02 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Frank Middleton f.middle...@apogeect.comwrote: On 09/02/09 02:17 PM, Jeff Victor wrote: Just to expand on that: there are now three levels of testing (and therefore stability) in [Open]Solaris: * Nevada builds - I don't know the details, but it's what BobF

Re: [zfs-discuss] 7110: Would it self upgrade the system zpool?

2009-09-02 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Trevor Pretty trevor_pre...@eagle.co.nzwrote: Just Curious The 7110 I've on loan has an old zpool. I *assume* because it's been upgraded and it gives me the ability to downgrade. Anybody know if I delete the old version of Amber Road whether the pool

Re: [zfs-discuss] Archiving and Restoring Snapshots

2009-09-03 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:17 AM, Ross myxi...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi Richard, Actually, reading your reply has made me realise I was overlooking something when I talked about tar, star, etc... How do you backup a ZFS volume? That's something traditional tools can't do. Are snapshots the

Re: [zfs-discuss] Petabytes on a budget - blog

2009-09-04 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 5:36 AM, Marc Bevand m.bev...@gmail.com wrote: Marc Bevand m.bevand at gmail.com writes: So in conclusion, my SBNSWAG (scientific but not so wild-ass guess) is that the max I/O throughput when reading from all the disks on 1 of their storage pod is about 1000MB/s.

Re: [zfs-discuss] Motherboard for home zfs/solaris file server

2009-09-04 Thread Tim Cook
On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 4:57 AM, Karel Gardas karel.gar...@centrum.czwrote: Hello, your (open)solaris for Ecc support (which seems to have been dropped from 200906) is misunderstanding. OS 2009.06 also supports ECC as 2005 did. Just install it and use my updated ecccheck.pl script to get

Re: [zfs-discuss] Petabytes on a budget - blog

2009-09-04 Thread Tim Cook
On Sat, Sep 5, 2009 at 12:30 AM, Marc Bevand m.bev...@gmail.com wrote: Tim Cook tim at cook.ms writes: Whats the point of arguing what the back-end can do anyways? This is bulk data storage. Their MAX input is ~100MB/sec. The backend can more than satisfy that. Who cares at that point

Re: [zfs-discuss] Motherboard for home zfs/solaris file server

2009-09-07 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Sep 7, 2009 at 2:01 AM, Karel Gardas karel.gar...@centrum.czwrote: What's your uptime? Usually it scrubs memory during the idle time and usually waits quite a long nearly till the deadline -- which is IIRC 12 hours. So do you have more than 12 hours of uptime? -- 10:43am up 30

Re: [zfs-discuss] This is the scrub that never ends...

2009-09-08 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 10:24 PM, Will Murnane will.murn...@gmail.comwrote: I left the scrub running all day: scrub: scrub in progress for 67h57m, 100.00% done, 0h0m to go but as you can see, it didn't finish. So, I ran pkg image-update, rebooted, and am now running b122. On reboot, the

Re: [zfs-discuss] alternative hardware configurations for zfs

2009-09-11 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 12:48 PM, Chris Du dilid...@gmail.com wrote: Can you use SATA drives with expanders at all? (I have to stick to enterprise/nearline SATA (100 EUR/TByte vs. 60 EUR/TByte consumer SATA) for cost reasons). Yes you can in E1 model. E1 is single path model which supports

Re: [zfs-discuss] alternative hardware configurations for zfs

2009-09-11 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Eric D. Mudama edmud...@bounceswoosh.orgwrote: On Fri, Sep 11 at 13:14, Tim Cook wrote: Better IOPS? Do you have some numbers to back that claim up? I've never heard of anyone getting much better IOPS out of a drive by simply changing the interface from

Re: [zfs-discuss] alternative hardware configurations for zfs

2009-09-11 Thread Tim Cook
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Chris Du dilid...@gmail.com wrote: You can optimize for better IOPS or for transfer speed. NS2 SATA and SAS share most of the design, but they are still different, cache, interface, firmware are all different. Then by much better, I don't mean just IOPS, it's

Re: [zfs-discuss] alternative hardware configurations for zfs

2009-09-12 Thread Tim Cook
On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Damjan Perenic damjan.pere...@guest.arnes.si wrote: On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 7:25 AM, Tim Cook t...@cook.ms wrote: On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Chris Du dilid...@gmail.com wrote: You can optimize for better IOPS or for transfer speed. NS2 SATA

Re: [zfs-discuss] deduplication

2009-09-17 Thread Tim Cook
On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Thomas Burgess wonsl...@gmail.com wrote: I think you're right, and i also think we'll still see a new post asking about it once or twice a week. On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 2:20 AM, Cyril Plisko cyril.pli...@mountall.comwrote: 2009/9/17 Brandon High

Re: [zfs-discuss] Moving volumes to new controller

2009-09-17 Thread Tim Cook
On Thursday, September 17, 2009, Nilsen, Vidar vidar.nil...@palantir.no wrote: Hi, I'm trying to move disks in a zpool from one SATA-kontroller to another. Its 16 disks in 4x4 raidz. Just to see if it could be done, I moved one disk from one raidz over to the new controller. Server was

Re: [zfs-discuss] Real help

2009-09-23 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 3:32 AM, vattini giacomo hazz...@gmail.com wrote: Hi there i'v been able to restore my zpool on a live cd,reinstall the grub,but booting from the HD it hangs for a while and than nothing comes up j...@opensolaris:~# zfs list NAME USED AVAIL

Re: [zfs-discuss] Sun Flash Accelerator F20

2009-09-24 Thread Tim Cook
On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Richard Elling richard.ell...@gmail.comwrote: On Sep 24, 2009, at 12:20 AM, James Andrewartha wrote: I'm surprised no-one else has posted about this - part of the Sun Oracle Exadata v2 is the Sun Flash Accelerator F20 PCIe card, with 48 or 96 GB of SLC, a

Re: [zfs-discuss] Quickest way to find files with cksum errors without doing scrub

2009-09-28 Thread Tim Cook
On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Richard Elling richard.ell...@gmail.comwrote: On Sep 28, 2009, at 3:42 PM, Albert Chin wrote: On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:09:03PM -0500, Bob Friesenhahn wrote: On Mon, 28 Sep 2009, Richard Elling wrote: Scrub could be faster, but you can try tar

Re: [zfs-discuss] Hot Space vs. hot spares

2009-09-30 Thread Tim Cook
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 7:06 PM, Brandon High bh...@freaks.com wrote: I might have this mentioned already on the list and can't find it now, or I might have misread something and come up with this ... Right now, using hot spares is a typical method to increase storage pool resiliency, since

Re: [zfs-discuss] FW: Supermicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 hang when drive removed

2009-10-13 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Aaron Brady bra...@gmail.com wrote: All's gone quiet on this issue, and the bug is closed, but I'm having exactly the same problem; pulling a disk on this card, under OpenSolaris 111, is pausing all IO (including, weirdly, network IO), and using the ZFS

Re: [zfs-discuss] SSD over 10gbe not any faster than 10K SAS over GigE

2009-10-13 Thread Tim Cook
On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Derek Anderson de...@rockymtndata.netwrote: Before you all start taking bets, I am having a difficult time understanding why you would. If you think I am nuts because SSD's have a limited lifespan, I would agree with you, however we all know that SSD's are

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