[zfs-discuss] Re: patching kubuntu causes boot failure
losingmyzfs at gmail.com
Mon May 27 05:10:42 EDT 2013
On Sunday, May 26, 2013 1:16:51 PM UTC-5, Paul Arthur wrote:
> On 2013-05-26, LosingMy ZFS
> > Further, if auto config generation doesn't work then running root
> > from ZFS just *isn't* ready for prime-time (IMHO). I understand
> > getting in to you grub config to tweak something, but losing entire
> > system functionality if you don't falls pretty far outside that
> > realm. (That's experimental territory! I didn't sign on for that!) I
> > want to spend my time making ZFS do stuff, not spend my time making
> > ZFS.
> > Don't get me wrong, I'm genuinely not meaning to complain. (It is
> > free, after all!) If root on ZoL is really not ready then someone
> > needs to just *say it*.
> This is an experimental system configuration.
> This document was first published in 2010 to demonstrate that
> the lzfs implementation made ZoL 0.5 feature complete. Upstream
> integration efforts began in 2012, and it will be at least a few
> more years before this kind of configuration is even minimally
> I'm not sure how much plainer it can be. Yes, people are running with
> a ZFS root successfully; they've accepted that there may be occasional
> pain from doing so.
Wow, I fell for a documentation trap. Nobody has gotten me with one of
those in a damn long time!
Thanks, I guess I really *will* be losing my zfs! Oh well, glad I learned
it now, the not-as-hard-as-it-could-have-been way. (Trying to stay
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