[rescue] Solaris ZFS questions

John Lengeling John.Lengeling at radisys.com
Wed Jan 12 16:02:43 CST 2011

>> 3. Does ZFS automatically perform a periodic read/verify scan over
>> entire pool or does this need to be enabled?
>3. This is handled with "zpool scrub $POOLNAME" and can be set up in
>cron, but you have to do that yourself.  If you are doing a lot of
>reading/writing of data it may not be needed very often, since the
>checksums are checked on each read and write.  For home users or
>archival use, you want to do it more often as you may not be touching
>files on a regular basis.

I have never done a zpool scrub on the pools.  A lot of the files on the
drive do not get read/updated.

I am a ZFS noob...as you can tell.

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