[rescue] RPi vs SS20 benchmarks (interesting)

Phil Stracchino phils at caerllewys.net
Tue Dec 29 23:36:43 CST 2015

On 12/30/15 00:12, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On 12/29/2015 11:42 PM, Jerry Kemp wrote:
>>> As a matter of fact, FreeBSD got ZFS before Linux did :-)  Thus, we've
>>> had more time to work out the kinks.
>> Till something different happens with the linux licensing model, I'm not
>> convinced that it will ever "officially" have ZFS.   Reviewing the
>> http://www.zfsonlinux.org/
>> web site, ZFS is still an add-on item.  Looks like the last code release
>> was on 13 October 2015.  Pretty recent.
>   I dunno, it's been running fine here for years.  Does "official"
> really matter when the bits hit the media?  That's for suits.  Bits are
> for us.

It matters when it comes to having support built into the mainline
kernel and bootloader, instead of having a "Well, it works with
*relatively* recent kernels, honest" disclaimer and not being able to
boot from ZFS.

  Phil Stracchino
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