> > 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??

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