[mythtv-users] Hard Drive reliability esp. RAID issues

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 22:03:46 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 1:49 PM, Travis Tabbal <travis at tabbal.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do you run ZFS on FUSE in user space or has there been a change to the
>> whole licensing question for ZFS?
> No, I run ZFS on OpenSolaris so there is no licensing issue. A Linux VM runs
> on that box for a more familiar environment and to run MythBackend. It
> wouldn't work well with tuner cards, but I use an HDHR, so it's fine for me.
> Solaris handles the disks, Linux runs most everything else I need from that
> box. I've considered setting up a Windows VM for PlayOn, but decided there
> isn't enough content available that I want to make it worth my while.
> I do hope that the licensing issue gets worked out though, Linux has far
> better hardware support. Or I suppose Sun/Oracle could port more drivers in
> from BSD and Linux.

Thanks. I hadn't heard that this was a real solution for Linux and it
didn't dawn on me that you were running anything other than some
standard Linux distro.


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