By Brian Leonard on Nov 03, 2010
We like to tout the benefits of FMA a lot, but it's often hard to demonstrate because you don't want to go around destroying CPUs and memory modules just to see FMA in action. However, by creating a ZFS pool with files as disks, it's quite easy to demonstrate and that's exactly what Bob does in his blog ZFS and FMA - Two great tastes ......
Note, there's also an FMA Demo Kit that you can use to simulate faults to other hardware components, but I haven't played with that myself yet. Other resources I found helpful: