non-root user can not create zfs filesystem?

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Wed Oct 22 02:19:51 PDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 05:13:21PM +0800, lhmwzy wrote:
> $zfs create www/lhm
> cannot create 'www/lhm': permission denied
> How to do this or when can do this?

Creating a filesystem is something that can only be done by root.  I'm
not sure what gave you the impression non-root users can do this...?

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