[zfs-discuss] Volume failure behaviour

Gordan Bobic gordan.bobic at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 05:12:56 EDT 2018


Panic causes a kernel panic, so yes, it will bring the whole server down.

On Sat, 31 Mar 2018, 01:16 Lindsay Mathieson via zfs-discuss, <
zfs-discuss at list.zfsonlinux.org> wrote:

> On 30/03/2018 9:36 PM, Yannis Milios wrote:
>
> Use 'man zpool' and search for 'failmode' property. By default is set to
> 'wait'.
>
>  wait      Blocks all I/O access until the device connectivity is
>> recovered and the errors are cleared.  This is the default
>>            behavior.
>
>
> Thanks Yannis, I've changed all my volumes to continue, but not sure if I
> should set it to "panic'. man is not that clear on what happens - does a
> panic bring the machine down?
>
> --
> Lindsay
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