ZFS committed to the FreeBSD base.

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Apr 10 06:10:08 UTC 2007

On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 09:17:16AM +0400, Andrey V. Elsukov wrote:
> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> >Limitations.
> >
> >  Currently ZFS is only compiled as kernel module and is only available
> >  for i386 architecture. Amd64 should be available very soon, the other
> >  archs will come later, as we implement needed atomic operations.
> >
> >Missing functionality.
> >
> >  - We don't have iSCSI target daemon in the tree, so sharing ZVOLs via
> >    iSCSI is also not supported at this point. This should be fixed in
> >    the future, we may also add support for sharing ZVOLs over ggate.
> >  - There is no support for ACLs and extended attributes.
> >  - There is no support for booting off of ZFS file system.
> >
> >Other than that, ZFS should be fully-functional.
> Hi, Pawel. Thanks for the great work!
> 1. I have an yesterday's CURRENT and I get a `kmem_map too small`
> panic when try to copy /usr/src to ZFS partition with enabled
> compression. (I have 512M of RAM)

See discussion in many other emails (e.g. mine).  Also cvs update.

> 2. I've tried snapshots. Seems that all work good. I have one
> question: .zfs directory should be invisible? I can `cd .zfs`
> and see it's content, but may be .zfs should be visible like
> an ufs's .snap?

I think this is controlled by the 'snapdir' property, see p80 of the
admin guide.

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