[OpenAFS] Solaris 10u6: ZFS cache?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:54:33 -0400

On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 3:04 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
<allbery@ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On 2008 Nov 1, at 14:56, Vincent Fox wrote:
>> Solaris 10 u6 is now out, supporting ZFS root disks.
>> So is there any way to use a ZFS filesystem for client cache?
>> I tried Solaris 10 version 1.4.7 both the namei binary and the
>> inode binary and both panic the system.
> ZFS can't be used directly, but you can allocate a "legacy" filesystem
> device from a ZFS pool, newfs it as UFS, and and point the cache at that.

The same trick used to support "new" linux and macos caches (open by
path) could be extended to support solaris, also.

shouldn't even be that much work.