[Beowulf] Big storage

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Sep 14 17:48:49 EDT 2007


On Friday 14 September 2007 17:32:54 Loic Tortay wrote:

> During the last HEPiX meeting, Peter Kelemen mentionned something told
> to him by a ZFS developer (Jeff Bonwick, if I'm not mistaken) about
> data corrupted by a Fibre Channel HBA during transfer between disk and
> host.  ZFS, reportedly, detected (and corrected) the corruption.
> Of course a ZFS developer may be biased.

Could it have been this story by Eric Lowe ?

http://blogs.sun.com/elowe/entry/zfs_saves_the_day_ta

> I emailed the internal ZFS interest list with my saga, and quickly got a
> response. Another user, also running a Tyan 2885 dual-Opteron workstation
> like mine, had experienced data corruption with SATA disks. The root cause?
> A faulty power supply.   

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