[OpenIndiana-discuss] Revive retired disks with data sets on them with vitual OI
richard.elling at richardelling.com
Mon Mar 26 22:03:21 UTC 2012
On Mar 26, 2012, at 12:34 PM, Jonathan Adams wrote:
> Probably not the most reliable, but definitely the easiest, way to get
> access to your data is to use USB disks because VirtualBox allows
> direct USB passthrough.
> My boss uses OpenSolaris with USB drives to get access to the ZFS pool
> running on his Linux system.
USB drives tend to ignore cache flush commands, which can appear as
unreliable disks. Shouldn't be much of a problem if you rarely plug them.
DTrace Conference, April 3, 2012, http://wiki.smartos.org/display/DOC/dtrace.conf
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Richard.Elling at RichardElling.com
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