Migration from the KQ Implementation

Pax thepax at gmail.com
Thu May 5 17:43:32 EDT 2011


On May 6, 12:47 am, Gordan Bobic <gordan.bo... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Straw man. A number of us here have seen examples of Solaris with it's
> native, benchmark implementation failing to mount a file system due to
> metadata corruption that WAS recoverable with some manual intervention.
> While it may have been an implementation bug, a fsck tool would still
> have been useful.

Since ZFS writes metadata at least twice, spreads it across disks, and
checksums blocks, the only way to get metadata corrupted is an
implementation bug. So we don't need fsck. We do need QA.



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