choosing a file system

Scott Lambert lambert at
Fri Jan 9 09:41:38 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 10:54:10AM +0200, Janne Peltonen wrote:
> So have I. But in the current Cyrus installation, I'm stuck with Linux,
> so I concentrated on what's available on Linux. Moreover, I don't want
> to use non-free operating systems - if anything, I've become more
> ideological with age... I'd happily use /any/ free unix variant that ran
> ZFS, but.

Well, fire up your test environment and start playing with FreeBSD.  ZFS
and DTrace and "free."  The better ZFS is in 8-CURRENT.  Apparently,
you have to tweak things a bit on 7-STABLE still.  But, by the time you
(third person non-specific) get comfortable with "not Linux" 8 may be

Scott Lambert                    KC5MLE                       Unix SysAdmin
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