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comment ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux
Could you please provide an explanation of why "ZFS should never be used this way"? That is an extraordinary claim, and I don't see anything in your answer to support that.
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comment ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux
@ViníciusFerrão: Also take note that FreeBSD and FreeNAS are using an identical approach for ZFS encryption. geli is used to create an encrypted device and the plaintext data is made available via a second device which ZFS uses. See the second bullet point at doc.freenas.org/index.php/Volumes#Encryption.
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comment ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux
@ViníciusFerrão: Yes, I can guarantee it. I've been running this config on a production server for three years without problems. We recommend using the raw disk device because new ZFS users usually think of ZFS as only a filesystem and forget that it does volume management. It's a new concept for them. New users want to put it on LVM or create partitions for the filesystem. Also, ZFS is usually smart enough to figure out the block size for the disk if you use a raw device. Therefore, using raw disk devices is almost always the best course of action. Those who deviate have a reason to do so.
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comment ZFS RAID and LUKS encryption in Linux
ZFS doesn't handle SMART errors. It doesn't operate at the hardware level, so it doesn't know about the health of the hardware. ZFS interfaces with block storage devices and can only tell if it's having problem reading or writing to those devices. If ZFS is saying that it is having read, write, or checksum errors then you will need to check syslog to see what the underlying problem is.
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