slow ZFS on FreeBSD 8.1

Bruce Cran bruce at
Sun Jan 2 12:24:30 UTC 2011

On Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:47:47 -0800
Jeremy Chadwick <freebsd at> wrote:

> There's a link to at the bottom of the above Wiki page
> that outlines "the madness" that's required to configure the setup,
> all of which has to be done by hand.  I don't know many
> administrators who are going to tolerate this when deploying numerous
> machines, especially when compounded by the complexities mentioned
> above.

All of that page could be summarized as:

mkdir /usb
mount /dev/da4 /usb

Where da4 is a USB drive and is essentially the commands
with some changes needed to support different disks.  I'd imagine that
administrators wouldn't use sysinstall in interactive mode when
deploying to many machines.

Bruce Cran

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