[OpenIndiana-discuss] HFS+ (Apple file system) read/write support on Illumos -- interest levels?
openindiana at out-side.nl
Sat Sep 15 19:25:45 UTC 2012
create a ZFS drive in OI, create an iSCSI target on it, join it from your Apple, Format it as you wish, create a backupplan voor your ZFS drive/slice, done?
Op 15 sep. 2012 om 20:22 heeft Jerry Kemp <sun.mail.list47 at oryx.cc> het volgende geschreven:
> There are both commercial (as Magnus mentioned) and open source ZFS
> solutions for Unix based Mac systems.
> As neat as native HFS+ file systems under OpenIndiana or *Solaris would
> be, its really not the way to go.
> Other alternatives as someone else mentioned is iSCSI.
> And I do very well at home with my Mac's doing NFS mounts to my OI
> storage server. YMMV.
> Regardless, you have lots of options.
> Jerry Kemp
> On 09/15/12 12:15 AM, Magnus wrote:
>> On Sep 15, 2012, at 12:19 AM, Dave Pooser wrote:
>>> At $DAYJOB we have a need to get files from Mac-formatted (HFS+) volumes
>>> from video record appliances onto ZFS-based storage towers (because when
>>> you're talking about the only video recordings of a major corporate
>>> meeting, "probably OK" filesystems aren't enough). Right now we do it via
>>> a Mac -- hook drive to Mac, mount ZFS filesystem via CIFS, and copy-- but
>>> that's a bit of a pain in the rear; it would be a lot easier to be able to
>>> hook drives directly to an OI tower and copy the files that way. I
>> I know we're supposed to be promoting Illumos solutions and whatnot, but why not run ZFS directly on your Macs? It won't work for the boot drive but it'll work for the external storage you're attaching. You can zfs send | zfs receive to an OI tower for deep archiving if you'd prefer.
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