[CentOS] re: HA Storage

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Mon Nov 10 03:49:11 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 02:44:16PM -0500, Ross Walker wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2008, at 11:38 AM, Stephen Harris wrote:
> >I wanted Solaris as the Host OS so it could natively manage my disks
> >via ZFS.  Making it a guest would be pointless.  Underneath that I  
> >would

> You know you may not find VMware server for Solaris, but there is always
> Xen or VirtualBox.

When I was looking at this, Xen wasn't anywhere near stable enough for
my liking (I did look into it, but the Xen kernel failed to boot on my
test box whereas the non-Xen kernel booted fine) and VirtualBox wasn't
suitable (this was before Sun took it over).

Things have changed, but I don't want to rebuild now.  If I ever get
a new (better, stronger, faster) machine then I'll look into it again,
but then maybe ZFS on Linux will be a strong contender by that point :-)



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