ZFS in a VM?

Dennis Glatting freebsd at pki2.com
Wed May 27 17:39:38 UTC 2015

On Wed, 2015-05-27 at 13:31 -0400, Jaime Kikpole wrote:
> Can I run a FreeBSD system in a virtual machine and use ZFS?  The VM
> environment is a commercial system based on Linux's KVM, if that
> matters.

I know a guy who did this but it was kind of sleazy. He wasn't talking
to the disks themselves rather to a file/block device created under
VMWare then attached to the VM. To VMWare it was a file on the disk. To
the VM is was a disk. Not a lot of value there.

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> Jaime Kikpole
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