[Chugalug] btrfs experiences?

William Roush william.roush at roushtech.net
Mon Mar 17 14:19:59 UTC 2014

Well lets be honest, that has nothing to do with MD and entirely to do 
with LVM...

Which you can throw LVM on a zvol if you wanted to have those features 
while retaining the robustness of ZFS.

For me my biggest gripe with ZFS is that it isn't cluster aware. Would 
make workplace implementations of HA ZFS much more straight forward and 

William Roush
william.roush at roushtech.net


On 3/17/2014 10:16 AM, flushy at flushy.net wrote:
> Quoting "Alex Smith (K4RNT)" <shadowhunter at gmail.com>:
>> ZFS allows you to add disks on the fly, and RAID-Z removes the 
>> requirement
>> of striping in new drives. I haven't used it in a large enough 
>> environment
> My biggest issue with ZFS is the inability to shrink volumes or 
> migrate physical disks on the fly.
> I can do both with MD+lvm2
> --b
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