[zfs-discuss] ZFS update best practices

Gionatan Danti g.danti at assyoma.it
Wed Feb 14 13:46:21 EST 2018

Il 08-02-2018 09:37 Gionatan Danti via zfs-discuss ha scritto:
> Hi all,
> the recent ZFS 0.7.6 release pushes me to ask: what are the
> established ZFS update best practice?
> I mean, is it considered safe to update a running, production system
> to the lastes ZFS relase as soon as precompiled packages are available
> (RPM in my case, as I run CentOS)? Or should I wait some more time?
> What about kmod (which I prefer) vs DKMS?
> Full disclaimer: I usually runs some brief (one/two days) stress tests
> on a testing machines before putting new ZFS releases into production,
> but real world bugs rarely happen/come out in such a short testing
> time. I am a bit paranoic about data loss and/or filesystem
> corruption, hence my question above.
> Thanks.

Hi all,
any thoughts on the matter?


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