[OpenAFS] Re: Overview? Linux filesystem choices

Andrew Deason adeason@sinenomine.net
Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:12:56 -0500

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:00:08 +0200
Stephan Wiesand <stephan.wiesand@desy.de> wrote:

> Alas, ZFS is only available with an OS that's *really* troublesome to
> maintain. Frankly, I wouldn't mind the cost. But those patch orgies
> make Solaris a no-go here. And two decades after the invention of RPMS
> and DEBs, they come up with ... IPS. Sorry, no matter how good and
> exceptional ZFS may be, it's just not worth it...

Technically you also have Nexenta, though I personally don't know how
much better it actually is. Recent developments have also made me wonder
about the possibility of a Debian GNU/Illumos or whatever it would be

Andrew Deason