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1 parent fa719ef commit cd82448a63b8939e676b9e4324c07663a49ba6f6 Anand Mitra committed Jan 14, 2011
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13 user-guide/user-guide.xml
@@ -133,10 +133,9 @@ over NFS.
<para>To download &KQS;, please visit our website <ulink
url="http://www.kqstor.com/">http://www.kqstor.com/</ulink> and
download the tar.gz file appropriate for your distribution and kernel
-version. The direct link to download is <ulink
-url="http://www.kqstor.com/download">here</ulink>. The name of the tar.gz file
-indicates the distribution, the distro version and the kernel version
-for which these files are built. For example consider file
+version. The name of the tar.gz file indicates the distribution, the
+distro version and the kernel version for which these files are
+built. For example consider file
"Deb_Package_Ubuntu10.10_2.6.35-22-server.tar.gz" or
"zfs-fedora-2.6.35.6-48.fc14.x86_64.tar.gz". The former is for Ubuntu
10.10 running kernel 2.6.35-22 while the later is for Fedora 14
@@ -232,7 +231,7 @@ spl 118572 6 lzfs,zfs,zcommon,znvpair,zavl,zunicode
<title>ZFS Support</title>
<sect1>
<title>User Registration.</title>
- <para> Visit http://kqstor.com/ for user registration. Fill necessary
+ <para> Visit <ulink url="http://www.kqstor.com/">http://www.kqstor.com/</ulink> for user registration. Fill necessary
information during registration. After submitting you will get an
activation mail. Make sure you use the correct email-id during
registration else, you won&apos;t be able to activate your account.</para>
@@ -244,7 +243,7 @@ spl 118572 6 lzfs,zfs,zcommon,znvpair,zavl,zunicode
<title>Getting support.</title>
<para>To get the support on any ZFS issue, you should have a valid
licencse. Depending on your need you can buy Silver, Gold or Platinum
- License. For more information please visit : http://kqinfo.com </para>
+ License. For more information please visit : <ulink url="http://www.kqstor.com">http://www.kqstor.com</ulink> </para>
<para>Once you purchase support license you will get mail regarding license credentials. Keep you license credentials secure to avoid misuse of your license. </para>
<para>After purchasing license you should register your machine with KQ
Stor support system. To do that please follow the steps mentioned below: </para>
@@ -325,7 +324,7 @@ spl 118572 6 lzfs,zfs,zcommon,znvpair,zavl,zunicode
<chapter><title>FAQ</title>
- <qandaset>
+ <qandaset defaultlabel="qanda">
<qandaentry>
<question><para>Where can I get the source code ?</para>
</question>
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157 web-site/FAQ.xml
@@ -1,107 +1,72 @@
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<!DOCTYPE book PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
-"/usr/share/xml/docbook/schema/dtd/4.4/docbookx.dtd">
+"/usr/share/xml/docbook/schema/dtd/4.4/docbookx.dtd"
+[<!ENTITY KQS "<productname>KQ Stor</productname>" >]>
+
<book>
<bookinfo>
<title>ZFS Web Site</title>
</bookinfo>
<chapter><title>FAQS</title>
-<para>
-
-<orderedlist numeration="arabic">
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Using entire disk (sdb) instead of partitions sdb1 works only the 1st time.
-</para>
-<para>
-The first time you add an unpartitioned disk to a pool you can add it as sdb but when ever the device is reused after destroying the pool you need to use sdbThe partion type GPT gets initialized. Note fdisk cannot handle this partition type.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-zpool create fails with "dir is not empty"
-</para>
-<para>
-The mount point specified is not empty. Make sure that the mount point does not contain any files or directories for the newly created pool to be mounted.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Can you have ZFS as the root filesystem
-</para>
-<para>
-The current beta release this is not possible. We havent planned to do this in the near future. If you think this is important please drop us a mail.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-NFS export and zfs share
-</para>
-<para>
-NFS export via zfs share or setting the properties is not supported. Although exporting as you would export any other filesystem by making an entry in /etc/exports or exportfs does work there are couple of unresolved bugs in this area which we are working on.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-CIFS support?
-</para>
-<para>
-CIFS export via zfs share or setting the properties is not supported. However sharing with samba is supported.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Dedup
-</para>
-<para>
-The beta does not support dedup but this will be available in the GA version. The beta supports zpool version 18 where as dedup feature was introduced in version 21.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Direct IO Support
-</para>
-<para>
-Direct IO falls back to buffered read/write funtions
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Permssion denied error while creating file/dir on any Pool in Fedora.
-</para>
-<para>
-Disable SeLinux.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-How to destroy snapshots ?
-</para>
-<para>
-To destroy the snapshots one needs to check whether the snapshots are automatically mounted or not. Snapshots are automatically mounted under the directory pool-or-fs-mntpt.zfs/snapshot/snapshot-name . Before destroying one needs to unmount the snapshot and then destroy them.
-</para>
-</listitem>
-
-<listitem>
-<para>
-Licence issue
-</para>
-<para>
-This port is released under the GPL/CDDL license and can be downloaded from http://github.com/mitra. There is no conflict in CDDL vs GPL licensing as long as the CDDL zfs are maintained as a loadable module and not built into the linux kernel.
- </para>
-</listitem>
+ <qandaset defaultlabel="qanda">
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question><para>Where can I get the source code ?</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>The entire source code can be downloaded from
+ <ulink
+ url="https://github.com/zfs-linux">https://github.com/zfs-linux</ulink></para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question><para>How do I build from the source code?</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>A document describing how you can build is
+ available at <ulink
+ url="https://github.com/zfs-linux/zfs-web/blob/master/dev-ref/documentation.pdf">https://github.com/zfs-linux/zfs-web/blob/master/dev-ref/documentation.pdf</ulink>. We
+ have a script at <ulink
+ url="https://github.com/zfs-linux/misc-scripts/blob/master/install.sh">https://github.com/zfs-linux/misc-scripts/blob/master/install.sh</ulink>
+ which can download and build automatically. These are developer
+ tools, please use these with caution.</para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question> <para>zpool create fails with "dir is not
+ empty"</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>The mount point specified is not empty. Make sure
+ that the mount point does not contain any files or directories for
+ the newly created pool to be mounted. If the mountpoint has any
+ files created the mount will fail. This is possible if
+ inadvertantly files were created before filesystem was mounted, at
+ a later point if you issue "zfs mount -a" the command will
+ fail.</para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question> <para>Can you have &KQS; as the root filesystem</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>For the current release this is not possible. We
+ haven't planned to do this in the near future. If you think this is
+ important please drop us a mail.</para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question> <para>CIFS support</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>CIFS export via <command>zfs share</command> or
+ <command>zfs set sharecifs=on</command> is not supported. However
+ sharing with samba will work fine.</para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ <qandaentry>
+ <question> <para>Direct IO Support</para>
+ </question>
+ <answer><para>Direct IO does not perform direct IO instead falls
+ back on buffered read/write funtions.</para>
+ </answer>
+ </qandaentry>
+ </qandaset>
-</orderedlist>
-</para>
</chapter>
</book>

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