Filesystem corruption and bad perfomance with SRCS16 and PAE (raid 5 2TB)

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Wed Feb 7 09:09:59 UTC 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007 11:53:17 +0300 Artem Kuchin wrote:

> "There may be some issues with 64-bit cleanliness in some
> (particularly older) drivers. Generally, drivers that already function
> correctly on other 64-bit platforms should work.
> FreeBSD/amd64 is a very young platform on FreeBSD. While the core
> FreeBSD kernel and base system components are generally fairly robust,
> there are likely to still be rough edges, particularly with third
> party packages."

> scares me. Do you really think it is better than PAE?

Yes. It's very good and stable as a server platform. I use even
7-current-amd64 as a platform to create packages for 4.x -- 7.x for
more than half a year now.

There may be some issues as a workstation though (i.e. no drivers for
nVidia cards etc.).

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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