zfs, 1 gig of RAM and periodic weekly

Nenhum_de_Nos matheus at eternamente.info
Tue Feb 28 04:26:22 UTC 2012

On Tue, February 28, 2012 01:10, Eugene M. Zheganin wrote:
> Hi.
> On 28.02.2012 01:02, Nenhum_de_Nos wrote:
>> regardless of the pool size ?
>> I was planning on making an atom board a file server for my home, and I have two options: soekris
>> net6501 2GB RAM and intel board powered by the 330 atom (says 2GB limited as well). My plans
are to use from 4 up to 8 disks, and they should be 2TB at least.
>> As its for home use, some p2p software and mostly music listening and sometimes movie streaming.
>> should 2GB be that bad, that I should drop it and use UFS instead ?
>> I may run any version of FreeBSD on it, was planning on 9-STABLE or 9.1.
> In the same time I have a couple of hosts successfully running zfs on 768 Megs and on 1 Gig of
RAM. Both i386.
> And they aren't affected by the periodic weekly for some reason. And they are used only as
> So when I see all these advices to add a gazillion gigabytes of RAM to use zfs - I don't see the


what's the pool size ?

I'd like to use one using 4x 2TB disks (may be 3TB). and other using random disks that may evolve
to that same amount.


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