[rescue] RPi vs SS20 benchmarks (interesting)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Dec 29 23:40:25 CST 2015

On 12/30/2015 12:36 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> 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.

  Ahh, booting from ZFS is a different matter entirely.  There are even
restrictions on that in Solaris!


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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