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Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS for write-only media?

Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] ZFS for write-only media?
From: Joerg Schilling
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 18:27:11 +0200
"Dana H. Myers" <[email protected]> wrote:

> Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> > Are there any plans to support ZFS for write-only media such as 
> > optical storage?  It seems that if mirroring or even zraid is used 
> > that ZFS would be a good basis for long term archival storage.
> I'm just going to assume that "write-only" here means "write-once,
> read-many", since it's far too late for an April Fool's joke.

I know two write-only device types:

WOM     Write-only media
WORN    Write-once read never (this one is often used for backups ;-)


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