Tell a minimum requirement for RAM for virtual machines (virtualbox)

Daniel Staal DStaal at
Sat May 21 18:47:10 UTC 2011

--As of May 21, 2011 9:37:31 PM +0300, Vladislav V. Prodan is alleged to 
have said:

> Thanks for the recommendation, but I have all the workers of the amd64
> and tests in the i386, with its restrictions did not see the point.
> Now start the virtual machine to 150MB RAM, FreeBSD 8.2-CURRENT amd64 on
> ZFS.

--As for the rest, it is mine.

That is quite certainly too little RAM for that setup.  Lowest I've heard 
anyone get to with ZFS is half a GB, and it's not considered 'stable' with 
less than a full GB.  (And from my experience I'd say you'll want more than 

With another file system, maybe.  But ZFS needs RAM.

Daniel T. Staal

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