[PC-BSD Testing] 9.1-BETA1 now available!
kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Jul 19 12:33:06 PDT 2012
On 07/19/2012 13:53, Arthur wrote:
> Ah, I figured as much. Well, due to the limits of x86 and how it
> handles the 4GB limit, realistically 2-2.6GB is actually available for
> use to the OS while the remainder is for address space. That being
> said, x86 may "see" 4GB installed via BIOS call and satisfy the 4GB
> minimum (on paper) and proceed with ZFS but ultimately not yield good
> performance because the reality is the OS can't truly use all of the
> 4GB. It's a bit of a paradox. Might it not be better to disable the
> use of ZFS on x86 altogether?
Done! Now it'll only suggest ZFS as the default if we are running on the
64 bit image. That should fix some issues like this :)
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