On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 6:51 AM, James Carlson <carls...@workingcode.com> wrote:
> Frank Batschulat (Home) wrote:
>> This just can't be an accident, there must be some coincidence and thus 
>> there's a good chance
>> that these CHKSUM errors must have a common source, either in ZFS or in NFS ?
> One possible cause would be a lack of substantial exercise.  The man
> page says:
>         A regular file. The use of files as a backing  store  is
>         strongly  discouraged.  It  is  designed  primarily  for
>         experimental purposes, as the fault tolerance of a  file
>         is  only  as  good  as  the file system of which it is a
>         part. A file must be specified by a full path.
> Could it be that "discouraged" and "experimental" mean "not tested as
> thoroughly as you might like, and certainly not a good idea in any sort
> of production environment?"
> It sounds like a bug, sure, but the fix might be to remove the option.

This unsupported feature is supported with the use of Sun Ops Center
2.5 when a zone is put on a "NAS Storage Library".

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