ZFS Snaphost & Hardware RAID

Johan Hendriks Johan at double-l.nl
Mon Nov 16 15:27:51 UTC 2009

>Hello all.

>I plan to set up backup server with 24x1Tb HDD and use ZFS with 
>FreeBSD-8.0 on it.
>I prefare to have "ZFS only" system but as I see there is no any easy 
>way to do so.

>I would like to use ZFS snapshots - is I undestand right what snaphots 
>work OVER ZFS raidz\storage? So I can`t use hardware RAID and must make

>a raidz?

>I would love to head any other suggestion about using FreeBSD with ZFS 
>as backup server.

>Best regards,
>Proskurin Kirill

An option is reading this thread on the FreeBSD forums.


Johan Hendriks

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