ZFS committed to the FreeBSD base.

Kenneth Vestergaard Schmidt kvs at pil.dk
Tue May 22 09:35:19 UTC 2007


Pawel Jakub Dawidek <pjd at FreeBSD.org> writes:
>> I may reinstall at a later date as this is still very much a box to play
>> with, but I gather there is no great gain from going 64 bit other than
>> not having to play with PAE if you've got lots or RAM.
>
> I expect there is a huge difference in performance between i386 and
> amd64. I'm currently setting up environment to compare ZFS on
> FreeBSD/i386, FreeBSD/amd64 and Solaris.

I've had precious little time to do more testing on our amd64-setup, but
it seems that vm.kmem.size_max is a 32-bit uint, so we can't really use
much RAM for ZFS.

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Kenneth Schmidt
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