On Thu, 27 Nov 2008, Paul Sobey wrote:
> One more question regarding this - has anybody on this list had (or heard
> of) a zpool corruption that prevented access to all data in the pool?
If you check the list archives, you will find a number of such cases.
Usually they occured on non-Sun hardware. In some cases people lost
their pools after a BIOS upgrade which commandeered a few more disk
bytes for itself. In most cases the pool was recoverable with some
assistance from Sun tech support.
It is important to avoid hardware which writes data in the wrong
order, or does not obey cache control and cache flush commands. As
one would expect, Sun hardware is "well behaved".
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