On 11/10/2011 06:38 AM, Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
Granted - I just didn't want to get into a long story. With a
self-described 'newbie' building a storage server I felt the best advice
is to keep as simple as possible without adding steps (and without
adding exposition about cache on partitioned disks - but now that you
brought it up, yes, he can certainly do that).
From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-
boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Savit
Also, not a good idea for
performance to partition the disks as you suggest.
Not totally true. By default, if you partition the disks, then the disk write
cache gets disabled. But it's trivial to simply force enable it thus solving
Besides, there's always a way to fill up the 1TB disks :-) Besides the
OS image, it could also store gold images for the guest virtual
machines, maintained separately from the operational images.
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