> From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss- > boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Anonymous > > Hi. I have a spare off the shelf consumer PC and was thinking about loading > Solaris on it for a development box since I use Studio @work and like it > better than gcc. I was thinking maybe it isn't so smart to use ZFS since it > has only one drive. If ZFS detects something bad it might kernel panic and > lose the whole system right? I realize UFS /might/ be ignorant of any > corruption but it might be more usable and go happily on it's way without > noticing? Except then I have to size all the partitions and lose out on > compression etc. Any suggestions thankfully received.
Suppose you start getting checksum errors. Then you *do* want to notice. Even if your system does crash, at least you now have an opportunity to recognize there is a problem, and think about your backups, rather than allowing the corruption to proliferate. _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss