FreeBSD & Software RAID
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed May 27 05:58:39 UTC 2009
Gary Gatten wrote:
> What about with PAE and/or other extension schemes?
Doesn't help with the KVM requirement, and still only provides a 4GB address
space for any single process.
> If it's just memory requirements, can I assume if I don't have a $hit
> load of storage and billions of files it will work "ok" with 4GB of RAM?
> I guess I'm just making sure there isn't some bug that only exists on
> the i386 architecture?
ZFS should work on i386. As far as I know there aren't any killer bugs that
are architecture specific, but I'm no expert. Unless your aim is to learn about
ZFS I personally wouldn't bother with it on an i386 system: you'll almost
certainly get a lot better performance and a lot less grief out of UFS under
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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