When will ZFS become stable?
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Tue Jan 8 09:58:50 PST 2008
Ivan Voras wrote:
> Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> > Let try to think how we can warn people clearly about proper tunning and
> > what proper tunning actually means. I think we should advise increasing
> > KVA_PAGES on i386 and not only vm.kmem_size. We could also warn that
> > running ZFS on 32bit systems is not generally recommended. Any other
> > suggestions?
> I'd suggest we do give all three warnings (KVA_PAGES, kmem_size, i386)
> at once, preferably both when the ZFS module loads and when a zpool is
> created. I think it's important that the tree pieces of information be
> given at the same time so the user doesn't need to hunt solutions
> after panics.
How about including the URL of the ZFS tuning guide in the
It contains all the necessary information for both i386 and
amd64 machines. It can also easily be updated if necessary
so people always get the most up-to-date information.
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