What is the state of ZFS on FreeBSD?
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Thu Nov 5 23:17:24 UTC 2009
2009/11/5 Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 12:19 AM, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at gmail.com>
> > On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 12:47 AM, Artis Caune <artis.caune at gmail.com>
> >> 2009/11/5 joe mcguckin <joe at via.net>:
> >>> I'm interested inb putting together a file server with lots of disk.
> >>> What's the state of ZFS? Is it ready for production use?
> > We are using it in production and have a 6TB RAIDZ on FreeBSD8 RC2 amd64
> > we are quite happy with the FreeBSD 8 setup.
> > we tried it on FreeBSD 7.2 i386 and did not like it (we got a few panics)
> > the only trouble we really had on FreeBSD8 is the sharenfs manpages
> > are not updated. so we are using the classic /etc/exports instead of the
> zfs option.
> The syntax is the same. Anything you can put into /etc/exports you
> can put into the sharenfs property. In fact, behind the scenes, the
> sharenfs property is just copied into a private exports file, and the
> nfs daemon uses that in addition to /etc/exports.
> The man pages for ZFS are just dumps of the Solaris ones, so a lot of
> the info is not quite right for a FreeBSD system.
> Freddie Cash
> fjwcash at gmail.com
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unless im missing something you have to do it the legacy way
(root at carrera)-(23:13:05)-(~) 0
$ zfs set sharenfs=yes zdump/web
(root at carrera)-(23:13:23)-(~) 0
$ showmount -e 127.0.0.1
Exports list on 127.0.0.1:
(root at carrera)-(23:13:26)-(~) 0
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