Beginners questions

Joris Giovannangeli joris at
Fri Nov 29 14:42:01 PST 2013


> The server I am building will mainly be for cold storage. I had
> considered ZFS (and still am) because it also contains a volume manager
> and I can "grow" the filesystem should the need arise. With "grow" I
> mean: add one or more drives to the pool and let the FS heal itself.
> Not elegant, but it should work fine. I plan to make a raidz2
> (RAID6-like). Is this sort of thing possible with HAMMER? I know that
> HAMMER won't do this by itself, I will need LVM with that. But can I
> create a RAID6-like "thingy" :-) and grow it if I have to?

I may be wrong, but as far as I know, there is no way to resize a HAMMER
FS. Even if you can resize a logical LVM volume, you won't be able to
grow the FS on it.


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