zil on root devices?

Uncle Stoatwarbler stoatwblr at gmail.com
Tue May 17 05:58:53 EDT 2011

On 16/05/11 23:51, Steve Costaras wrote:
> root pools cannot have a seperate log device.

Yes, I know that. The question is why.

>     -----Original Message-----
>     *From:* Uncle Stoatwarbler [mailto:stoatwblr at gmail.com]
>     *Sent:* Monday, May 16, 2011 05:31 PM
>     *To:* zfs-discuss at zfsonlinux.org
>     *Subject:* zil on root devices?
>     I've just tried to add a ssd as write-intent log on my zfs-on-root
>     installation and it won't let me do it (presumably because the ssd
>     may not be available on reboot, etc etc). Is the issue
>     insurmountable? AB

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