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Date:      Wed, 27 May 2015 10:39:24 -0700
From:      Dennis Glatting <freebsd@pki2.com>
To:        Jaime Kikpole <jkikpole@cairodurham.org>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: ZFS in a VM?
Message-ID:  <1432748364.72563.20.camel@pki2.com>
In-Reply-To: <CA+sg5RQgF7+AQu9P0Bt8USF8722QCi=qJ2XQ8RbNQ92cv9tNTg@mail.gmail.com>
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On Wed, 2015-05-27 at 13:31 -0400, Jaime Kikpole wrote:
> Can I run a FreeBSD system in a virtual machine and use ZFS?  The VM
> environment is a commercial system based on Linux's KVM, if that
> matters.
> 

I know a guy who did this but it was kind of sleazy. He wasn't talking
to the disks themselves rather to a file/block device created under
VMWare then attached to the VM. To VMWare it was a file on the disk. To
the VM is was a disk. Not a lot of value there.



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> Jaime Kikpole
> Network Administrator
> Cairo-Durham Central School District
> 
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