Catching up on PLOA I noticed a posting from Greg Black bemoaning the lack of ZFS in Linux so I thought I should make a couple of quick points in response to it. The CDDL/GPL thing is just down to … Continue reading
A week ago I had a hairy crash when stopping ZFS/FUSE on my box, which I mentioned on the ZFS/FUSE mailing list. I upgraded from 18.104.22.168 to 2.6.26-rc7 and in the process blew away the kernel build tree for the … Continue reading
After the previous benchmark of btrfs I thought it’d be interesting to revisit ZFS using FUSE under Linux, so after updating to the current tip (02d648b1676c) in the Mercurial trunk I created a 30GB LVM volume for testing and gave … Continue reading
An email interview with myself following on from my ZFS/FUSE blogs has formed part of an article about ZFS/FUSE on LinuxWorld, which has also been noted on LWN.
I was wondering whether FUSE was being a bottleneck in my various ZFS-FUSE tests or whether the performance issues at present are just that ZFS is very young code on Linux and that the fact that Riccardo hasn’t yet started … Continue reading
Here’s a quick update on my previous results for striping and RAID-Z when testing ZFS on an old system with multiple SCSI drives (see the previous post for details of the system config).
Having upgraded to the Feisty beta I thought it would be fun to see what (if any) affect it had on filesystem performance (especially given my previous aide memoir). For these tests I stuck to my 3 favourites, JFS (from … Continue reading
I’m a bit behind at the moment, but this is something worth a mention. Ricardo Correia’s port of Sun’s ZFS (which I’ve been playing with for a while) has finally reached its first beta release! He’s made some useful performance … Continue reading
Those who know me in my day job know that I’m pretty good at breaking things, so I guess I shouldn’t be surprised I found a ZFS bug that was from the OpenSolaris code base and had been sitting there … Continue reading
Linus added support for block device based filesystems into 2.6.20, so it’ll be interesting to see what (if any) effect on ZFS/FUSE it will have, especially given it’s named in the commit. 🙂 I never intended this, but people started … Continue reading