docs/135983: "The Z File System" - title is misleading and causes search issue

Dan Naumov dan.naumov at
Tue Jun 23 22:00:14 UTC 2009

>Number:         135983
>Category:       docs
>Synopsis:       "The Z File System" - title is misleading and causes search issue
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-doc
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jun 23 22:00:13 UTC 2009
>Originator:     Dan Naumov
>Release:        7.2-RELEASE
FreeBSD atom.localdomain 7.2-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p1 #0: Tue Jun  9 18:02:21 UTC 2009     root at  amd64
People looking for information regarding ZFS support in FreeBSD are very likely to start by opening the handbook table of contents in their web browser, initiate their browser search function and search for "ZFS". This will result in 0 matches and the user will be left confused, thinking the handbook has no articles on the subject.

Proposal: edit the following files:

and change any instances of "The Z File System" (a name which has no basis on reality) to "ZFS - Zettabyte File System". This will make the term searchable using web browser (or any other viewer) search functions allowing easier access for the user. Additionally this would decipher the ZFS acronym in a proper way with actual basis on the origin of the name.
Open the Handbook table of contents at and use your web browser's search function to search for "ZFS".


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