zfs newbie

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Wed Sep 8 07:19:03 UTC 2021

On Tue, 7 Sep 2021 18:28:28 -0700
David Christensen <dpchrist at holgerdanske.com> wrote:

> It is 
> my practice to keep my OS instances small enough to fit onto a single 
> "16 GB" device, and to put my data on RAID in a file server.  This 
> allows me to quickly, easily, and reliably take and restore raw binary 
> images of the OS devices.

	I strongly recommend this practice - using a mirrored pair for the
OS device is even better, you can even mirror to an iscsi exported zvol on
the file server in a pinch (ie. laptops) but recovery is fiddly.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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