How much memory does ZFS use?

RW rwmaillists at
Sun Aug 21 22:41:51 UTC 2011

On Sat, 20 Aug 2011 11:38:27 -0700
Yuri wrote:

> Someone told me that ZFS is a memory hog and it should be avoided as
> such. Is this true?

I wonder if this might be a mix-up between virtual and physical
memory. It's use of address space can be prohibitive on i386.

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