[openstack-dev] [cinder] Anyone Using the Open Solaris ZFS Driver?

Duncan Thomas duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 05:27:58 UTC 2014

Is the new driver drop-in compatible with the old one? IF not, can existing
systems be upgraded to the new driver via some manual steps, or is it
basically a completely new driver with similar functionality?

On 17 November 2014 07:08, Drew Fisher <drew.fisher at oracle.com> wrote:
> We (here at Oracle) have a replacement for this driver which includes
> local ZFS, iSCSI and FC drivers all with ZFS as the underlying driver.
> We're in the process of getting CI set up so we can contribute the
> driver upstream along with our ZFSSA driver (which is already in the
> If anybody has more questions about this, please let me know. The
> driver is in the open for folks to look at and if anybody wants us to
> start upstream integration for it, we'll be happy to do so.
> -Drew
> On 11/16/14, 8:45 PM, Mike Perez wrote:
>> The Open Solaris ZFS driver [1] is currently missing a lot of the minimum
>> features [2] that the Cinder team requires with all drivers. As a
result, it's
>> really broken.
>> I wanted to gauge who is using it, and if anyone was interested in
fixing the
>> driver. If there is not any activity with this driver, I would like to
>> it to be deprecated for removal.
>> [1] -
>> [2] -
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Duncan Thomas
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