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Re: porting ZFS
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 09:21:23AM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 06:21:48PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
1. With NetBSD acting as an ISCSI target, giving NetBSD the
provide large amounts of storage to serve via that mechanism would
That's much better served by the LVM work, IMO.
I don't understand why a logical volume manager that requires a pile of
GPLed code for practical use is a better alternative for this than
Heart of LVM is device-mapper and not userland gpl code we can write our
own tools if we can't use gpl one. We can use both linux and NetBSD LVM
together on different PV/VG/LV's (like linux use lvm1 and lvm2 volumes).
We already have GPL code in a base system and it is not problem for us.
To get LVM working we need one library(libdevmapper) and one tool(lvm).
It is not too much I think.
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