Perhaps slightly elegant, you can do the new pool/rsync thing on the 11.1 live
CD so you don't actually have to stand up a new system to do this. Assuming
this is x86 and VirtualBox works on Illumos, you could fire up a VM to do this
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On Dec 13, 2012, at 12:54 PM, Jan Owoc <jso...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 11:44 AM, Bob Netherton <bob.nether...@gmail.com>
>> On Dec 13, 2012, at 10:47 AM, Jan Owoc <jso...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Yes, that is correct. The last version of Solaris with source code
>>> used zpool version 28. This is the last version that is readable by
>>> non-Solaris operating systems FreeBSD, GNU/Linux, but also
>>> OpenIndiana. The filesystem, "zfs", is technically at the same
>>> version, but you can't access it if you can't access the pool :-).
>> That is a touch misleading. This has always been the case since S10u2. You
>> have to create the pool AND the file systems at the oldest versions you want
>> to support.
>> I maintain a table of pool and version numbers on my blog (blogs.oracle.
>> com/bobn) for this very purpose. I got lazy the other day and made this
>> mistake between 11ga and 11.1.
>> Watch the ZFS send approach because you might be sending a newer file system
>> version than is supported. Yes, I've done that too :)
> Bob, you are correct. There is now a new version of "zfs" in Solaris
> 11.1. I assume it's incompatible with the previous version:
> Any suggestions how to help OP read his data on anything but Solaris
> 11.1 or migrate it "back" a version?
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