Storage question

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Wed Sep 9 05:25:49 UTC 2015

On 09/08/15 16:39, Paul Pathiakis via freebsd-questions wrote:
> Just curious, why not ZFS?  It is extremely stable and then you don't 
> have to worry about properly sizing but you can limit the size of a 
> parition from growing out of control.  Due to the pooling, you have 
> access to all your storage on the drive to all the partitions.
> P.

Good question. 1 of the new boxen (the one that is tight for storage) is 
tight for CPU, quad-core AMD A4-5000, 1.5 GHz, not much firepower, & 
will be tasked w/ MythTV by default, so I guessed that adding ZFS might 
overpower it. I otherwise agree w/ the advantages of ZFS.



	William A. Mahaffey III


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