ZFS data from snv_b134 to fbsd

Dick Hoogendijk dick at nagual.nl
Thu Aug 12 19:31:16 UTC 2010

  On 12-8-2010 20:04, David Brodbeck wrote:
> On Aug 12, 2010, at 6:10 AM, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
>> I want to transfer a lot of ZFS data from an old OpenSolaris ZFS 
>> mirror (v22) to a new FreeBSD-8.1 ZFs mirror (v14).
> I'm NOT a ZFS expert, but I think it should be OK as long as you don't 
> upgrade the v14 pool.  OpenSolaris won't upgrade pool versions 
> automatically, so this shouldn' t be a problem.
> I'm assuming this is a normal file copy, here; if you're trying to use 
> 'zfs send' and 'zfs receive' I think you'll run into difficulty.
Yes, it will be normal file copying. It's eassuring that osol won't 
ugrade the pool ;-) My main concern was that there would be some 
(although maybe slight) difference between FreeBSD ZFS and OpenSolaris.

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