Tag Archives: zfs

Remove zfs filesystem from zone in solaris 10

Sifting through some documentation, I couldn’t find a little walkthrough of how to remove a zfs filesystem from a zone. I’ve seen plenty of docs for adding zfs filesystems to zones. The process is very simple once I gave it … Continue reading

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Be a zfs ninja

Finally get to watch Ben Rockwood’s “Becoming a ZFS ninja” talks. Go check them out now! Now! http://cuddletech.com/blog/pivot/entry.php?id=1075

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zfs iostat fstat oh my

There’s a great blog post on Ben Rockwood’s site about zfs transactions. He talks about using iostat and fsstat (new command for me) and also includes a dtrace script that improved on from Roch’s blog at Sun. Good read and … Continue reading

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Backups

If you have anything that you think is remotely important (pictures, videos, documents), you better make sure that you have it backed up somewhere other than your computer. For me, I tried burning stuff to DVDs but it got really … Continue reading

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Apple Xserve raid on zfs slowness

This is a repost from my old blog that I’m adding here now. We were having some problems with a Solaris 10 update 4 box that was having issues creating files over nfs. Setup: Raid 5 on the Xserve formatted … Continue reading

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zfs slow to create files

So far at my work I've seen two cases where zfs is slow at creating files. The first time was where the SAN device accepted cache flushing from the O/S as explained in my old post. The other case has … Continue reading

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