[zfs-discuss] convert LVM to ZFS

Fajar A. Nugraha list at fajar.net
Fri Jul 29 06:34:22 EDT 2011


On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Swâmi Petaramesh <swami at petaramesh.org> wrote:
> Le vendredi 29 juillet 2011, Fajar A. Nugraha a écrit :
>> If you want it encrypted, currently you'll have to use zfs on top of
>> dm-crypt/cryptoloop (because oracle has not released zfs encryption
>> code to the public yet). This will make the pool unusable on other
>> OS/distro though, so think carefuly whether you REALLY want to go down
>> this route.
>
> dm-crypt, LUKS encryption is a kernel feature and is supported on all distros.
> I've been using LUKS encrypted devices and share them between systems running
> Ubuntu / Mandriva / Fedora etc. for years without any problem.

What I meant was the pool will be unusable on non-Linux OS/distro,
like Solaris (10 and Express), openindiana/opensolaris (and
derivatives), Freebsd

-- 
Fajar



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