ZFS NAS configuration question
gerrit at pmp.uni-hannover.de
Tue Jun 2 07:52:32 UTC 2009
On Sat, 30 May 2009 21:41:36 +0300 Dan Naumov <dan.naumov at gmail.com> wrote
about ZFS NAS configuration question:
DN> So, this leaves me with 1 SATA port used for a FreeBSD disk and 4 SATA
DN> ports available for tinketing with ZFS.
Do you have a USB port available to boot from? A conventional USB stick (I
use 4 GB or 8GB these days, but smaller ones would certainly also do) is
enough to hold the base system on UFS, and you can give the whole of your
disks to ZFS without having to bother with booting from them.
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