[PC-BSD Testing] ZFS Install comment.

Bill Leeper protagonist at charter.net
Sat Aug 16 09:50:26 PDT 2008


I have been installing using ZFS on my 32 bit CPU without incidence on  
these alphas so the 64 bit requirement on its face doesn't seem to  
make much sense to me. Is there something I should know about that  
makes that a real requirement?



On Aug 16, 2008, at 8:39 AM, Edward O'Callaghan wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I don't post much however I do still follow ;) .
>
> In regards to people having problems with ZFS.
>
> I think the PC-BSD install should do;
>
> * Check RAM >=1GB.
> * check for 64Bit CPU.
> else 'grey out' the use ZFS option in the Installer with a comment  
> like;
> 'RAM too low <1GB Found.'
> 'CPU is not 64Bit.'
> Or both of the above.
>
> Thanks for your time,
> Edward O'Callaghan.
> OpenSolaris developer and Blastwave maintainer.
>
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