Disenchanted with ZFS; alternatives?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Mon Dec 1 09:49:59 PST 2008

> I have ZFS on my 7.1-PRERELEASE system, and while it does some spiffy things,
> in general I'm a bit underwhelmed.

UFS is excellent. your problem is that you like to have "lots of 
filesystems". why don't just make one or one per disk?

i have one per disk/mirror configuration everywhere except one place where 
i made separate filesystem for /var/spool/squid for some reasons.

tell me what's your needs and how many/what disks you have.

UFS is best-performer on real load, runs on almost no RAM, but uses more 
if available for caching.

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