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Re: [Xen-API] Storage Repository FileSR on ZFS won't work - Linux

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  • From: Germano Percossi <germano.percossi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2015 12:13:16 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 06 Jan 2015 12:13:26 +0000
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Hi Dawid,

Which sm or XS version are you using?
If you are using 6.2 or earlier, yes the fs need to support direct IO.

In the master branch and xs64bit there is code to disable o_direct.

Those changes go hand in hand with corresponding blktap changes.


On 12/30/2014 05:45 PM, Dawid Kowalski wrote:
Just as a form of an update. I'm stuck trying to get NFS working as no
other way to use ZFS in background seems to be available for me. iSCSI
share option for ZFS is not available on Linux. Should I try to enable
it I'd need to add third-party daemon.

I'm looking forward for your help in NFS context.

In regards to nosync - I'm happy to give it a try as it's just a test
system now but I'd prefer to find working solution.

I've spent couple of days/evenings already fighting to get Xen working
on Ubuntu with ZFS and I'm close to give up and try KVM. It's way to

I'll still keep trying...

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