ZFS on a single disk?
Dr Josef Karthauser
joe at tao.org.uk
Fri Mar 4 13:49:29 UTC 2011
On 4 Mar 2011, at 13:18, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> Not to mention, as I understand it, PAE induces all *sorts* of driver
> incompatibilities and technical hurdles when it comes to the kernel. I
> believe there are features/drivers/etc. which also do not build/work if
> PAE is used in the kernel. If something suddenly starts acting "oddly"
> on a PAE system, it wouldn't surprise me if PAE was to blame.
> Joe should be aware that amd64 does offer i386 compatibility libraries
> (referred to as "lib32") so you definitely can run i386 binaries on
I don't believe that that's an issue anymore. The XEN kernel comes
configured with PAE as a default option, and I've seen elsewhere that
there is no technical problems running ZFS in a PAE environment. (The
PAE docs are out of date when they say we can't use kernel modules,
and any 64 bit aware kernel model should run with PAE with no
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