NFS + ZFS - Base System readonly
freebsd-en at lists.vlassakakis.de
Mon Aug 13 20:56:55 UTC 2018
it’s working, thanks.
Now I still have to make some changes to the configuration files, fixing entropy-file per host etc. but so far it looks very good.
Do you also use NFS? If so, what is your speed?
Did you tried ZFS already?
Thanks again! :)
> On 13. Aug 2018, at 14:42, Daniel Feenberg <feenberg at nber.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Aug 2018, Philipp Vlassakakis wrote:
>> has anyone experience in mounting a base system via PXE + NFS as readonly and then mount ZFS datasets r/w on top of the base-system?
>> I would like to boot a basesystem (which is stored on a NFS share) via PXE and mount ZFS-Datasets on top of that, so i can rollout specific configs (hostname, services...) per Host and give user the ability to edit config files (apache, mysql...) and store data on the ZFS-disks, which will not be wiped due to a Host reboot.
> We have been doing this for many years, for a score of systems. We have a detailed description of our procedures at:
> It works very well for us. Good luck.
> Daniel Feenberg
>> Is this possible?
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