[mythtv-users] ZFS - what's the scoop?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 12:12:21 UTC 2007

On 10/17/07, victor rajewski <askvictor at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/07, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > is ZFS actually available for Linux now?  i didn't know that it was
> > > supported aside from experimentally...
> > >
> > It is a fuse module so it runs in the userspace instead of the kernel.
> > I did some testing a few weeks back and although it has a lot of great
> > features there is one very big problem. Performance is very very bad.
> > With a zfs filesystem on a linux software raid6 that nets reads at
> Doesn't zfs include RAID-like functionality, making a RAID layer
> underneath redundant, and inefficient?
I did not have the ZFS raid layer activated I agree this may have
something to do with the problem.


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