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Re: [zfs-discuss] Re: Re: update on zfs boot support

Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Re: Re: update on zfs boot support
From: Brian Hechinger
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2007 13:35:54 -0500
On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 11:21:13AM -0700, Frank Cusack wrote:
> On March 11, 2007 6:05:13 PM +0000 Tim Foster <Tim.Foster@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >* ability to add disks to mirror the root filesystem at any time,
> >   should they become available
> Can't this be done with UFS+SVM as well?  A reboot would be required
> but you have to do regular reboots anyway just for patching.

It can, but you have to plan ahead.  You need to leave a spall partition for
the SVM metadata.  Something I *never* remember to do (I'm too used to working
with Veritas).

If you can remember to plan ahead, then yes.  ;)

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