[zfs-discuss] Hole Birth issues - how to avoid?

Gregor Kopka (@zfs-discuss) zfs-discuss at kopka.net
Tue Aug 23 17:24:49 EDT 2016


The issues with defects in the hole birth logic leading to corrupted
recv datasets got me thinking:

Is there currently a way to create new pools that won't suffer from
garbage filled holes when receiving datasets from them?
Will not enabling hole_birth on pool creation (while suffering the
penalty on the send/recv) guarantee 100% identical replicas?

Gregor



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