> > would be very annoying if ZFS barfed on a technicality and I had to > > reinstall the whole OS because of a kernel panic and an unbootable system. > > It shouldn't do that.
I agree but it seems like other people had it happen. > Plus, if you look around a bit, you'll find some tutorials to back up > the entire OS using zfs send-receive. So even if for some reason the > OS becomes unbootable (e.g. blocks on some critical file is corrupted, > which would cause panic/crash no matter what filesystem you use), the > "reinstall" process is basically just a zfs send-receive plus > installing the bootloader, so it can be VERY fast. Now that is interesting. But how do you do a receive before you reinstall? Live cd?? Thanks _______________________________________________ zfs-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.opensolaris.org/mailman/listinfo/zfs-discuss