On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Ben Rockwood <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Jason King wrote: >> I haven't found any documentation (yet, still looking), that says >> anything either way, but I'm wondering to facilitate zone migration if >> you can place a zone root on an NFS filesystem? Obviously would only >> be mounted on 1 server at any given time, but outside of that, just >> wondering if it should work, or if I should look at SAN/iscsi luns if >> I want to be able to move it around. > > It should work.... but its not recommended because NFS caching sucks > ass. The synchronous nature of NFS means that its gonna be much slower > than it should be. iSCSI/SAN may have performance issues over local > disk as well, but at least you still have a local filesystem cache.
NFS/iSCSI/SAN performance should be better than local disk if the remote storage device has a non-disk frontend, e.g. cache RAM, SSD, etc. > > benr. > _______________________________________________ > zones-discuss mailing list > email@example.com > -- --JeffV _______________________________________________ zones-discuss mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org