ZFS License and Future
kraduk at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 13:52:23 UTC 2010
On 6 November 2010 21:38, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 06, 2010 at 02:30:16PM -0600, Chad Perrin wrote:
> > > Having said all that it really depends on whether you need the extra
> > > features of zfs. Personally I cant see how anyone with any important
> > > can do without checksuming.
> > I guess that depends on what you're doing with the data and what kind of
> > external tools you have in place to protect/duplicate it in case of a
> > problem.
> The GEOM_ELI class provides optional authentication/checksumming. See
> especially the -a option.
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/<http://www.xs4all.nl/%7Ersmith/>
> [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated]
> pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
im not sure on whether that you be a viable replacement, as it has to be a
fairly good checksum to avoid clashes, whilst also being quick so it doesnt
adversly affect disk performance. Also what does it do if it detects the
checksum doesnt match etc?
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