[OpenIndiana-discuss] Zfs stability

Doug Hughes doug at will.to
Fri Oct 12 20:41:35 UTC 2012

yes, you shoud do a scrub  and no, there isn't very much risk to this. This
will scan your disks for bits that have gone stale or the like. You should
do it. We do a scrub once per week.

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Roel_D <openindiana at out-side.nl> wrote:

> Being on the list and reading all ZFS problem and question posts makes me
> a little scared.
> I have 4 Sun X4140 servers running in the field for 4 years now and they
> all have ZFS mirrors (2x HD). They are running Solaris 10 and 1 is running
> solaris 11. I also have some other servers running OI, also with ZFS.
> The Solaris servers N E V E R had any ZFS scrub. I didn't even knew such
> existed ;-)
> Since it all worked flawless for years now i am a huge Solaris/OI fan.
> But how stable are things nowaday? Does one need to do a scrub? Or a
> resilver?
> How come i see so much ZFS trouble?
> Kind regards,
> The out-side
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