ZFS performance help sought

Priyadarshan bsd at bontempi.net
Fri Jan 22 09:41:05 UTC 2016

On Thu, 21 Jan 2016, at 23:37, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 01/21/16 23:05, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 09:42:48PM -0553, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> >
> >> What version of Linux, if you don't mind ? TIA & have a good one.
> > Linux 3.10, with ZoL The distribution was Slackware, but if I bounce
> > back that way it'll very likely be to Ubuntu. But maybe we'll have some luck
> > on this side and my motivation to switch will go away. That's my hope anyway.
> >
> Agreed. I was surprised to hear of good luck w/ ZFS/linux & problems 
> under FreeBSD, I had always heard that ZFS was *MUCH* dicier w/ linux 
> than with FreeBSD .... Good luck, I got good help here setting up a 
> simpler (& functioning well) ZFS system a few months ago.

Interestingly, we have moved one of our machines in the opposite
direction, from Linux 4.2/ZoL to FreeBSD 10.2, because a 12 TB
pool under Linux/ZoL was consistently reporting errors every few weeks.

The exact same hardware with FreeBSD 10.2 has not been reporting such

In our case, drives are all WD RED 6TB.


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