Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Walter Parker
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 7:36 AM, Peder Rovelstad wrote: > OH, and w/o ECC memory, it's a time bomb. > > That is an urban legend. One of original developers of ZFS was interviewed and asked about the "Scrub of Death", he said that ZFS doesn't fail in that way. ZFS is no

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Peder Rovelstad
> That is an urban legend. One of original developers of ZFS was > interviewed OK, then. Not my data. Best of luck. ___ pfSense mailing list https://lists.pfsense.org/mailman/listinfo/list Support the project with Gold! https://pfsense.org/gold

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Walter Parker
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 2:31 PM, Peder Rovelstad wrote: > > That is an urban legend. One of original developers of ZFS was > > interviewed > > OK, then. Not my data. Best of luck. > > I've had other ZFS servers without ECC that have run successfully for several years. I

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Vick Khera
On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 2:04 PM, Walter Parker wrote: > without ECC. If there is a time bomb, then it exists for all file systems > running on computers without ECC. As this one of multiple backups for the > system, the risks are acceptable. > > If you have an actual failure

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Peder Rovelstad
OH, and w/o ECC memory, it's a time bomb. -Original Message- From: List [mailto:list-boun...@lists.pfsense.org] On Behalf Of Peder Rovelstad Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 9:33 AM To: 'pfSense Support and Discussion Mailing List' Subject: Re: [pfSense] ZFS on

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Vick Khera
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 6:51 PM, Peder Rovelstad wrote: > Here's a ZFS tuning guide if you have not seen. > https://wiki.freebsd.org/ZFSTuningGuide > > But only goes to v9. > You 100% do not want nor need to turn on de-dupe. Especially on a boot volume of pfSense.

Re: [pfSense] ZFS on 2.4.2

2018-03-07 Thread Peder Rovelstad
Oh, for certain. Lz4 compression is certainly stressful enough (too much actually) for as low power a device as a SG-2220. Only posting to fan the flames! :) -Original Message- From: List [mailto:list-boun...@lists.pfsense.org] On Behalf Of Vick Khera Sent: Wednesday, March 7, 2018