[rescue] OS for ZFS?

Tonu Samuel tonu at jes.ee
Mon Mar 25 11:53:10 CDT 2013

On Mon, 2013-03-25 at 11:50 -0500, Scott Newell wrote:
> I'm wanting to build a (headless) machine to play with ZFS.  It won't 
> be doing much--light duty file server, some monitoring scripts, rsync 
> backups of our VPS, etc.  Looking through the junk pile here at work, 
> I see an Ultra 60 (2 CPU, 1 or 2 GB ram, couple of drives) or an old 
> Dell Precision workstation (2.8GHz P4, 512 MB, couple of old SATA 
> drives).  Does either feel like a viable candidate?
> Any recommendations on an OS?  I've run OpenBSD and debian on them 
> before, so I don't anticipate driver problems.

FreeNAS does ZFS work for me nicely. 


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