Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 31st Aug 2007 08:35 UTC, submitted by lomax
FreeBSD "Welcome to the home page of the finstall project, accepted for Google's Summer of Code 2007. This project aims to create a user-friendly graphical installer for FreeBSD & FreeBSD-derived systems. The project should yield something usable for 7.0-RELEASE, but the intention is to keep it as a "second" installer system during 7.x, alongside sysinstall. In any case, sysinstall will be kept for architectures not supported by finstall (e.g. all except i386 and amd64)." A first version has been released.
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RE: / on ZFS
by Luis on Fri 31st Aug 2007 13:52 UTC in reply to "/ on ZFS"
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The screenshot says something strange about ZFS:

"Don't choose ZFS if you have less than 1 GB of memory on the machine"

Anyone has any idea of why do you need 1 GB of memory to use ZFS?

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RE[2]: / on ZFS
by vermaden on Fri 31st Aug 2007 16:07 in reply to "RE: / on ZFS"
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ZFS generally likes RAM, check these:

also about ZFS for / in FreeBSD:

You can also check ZFS/UFS tests/benchmarks that I have done recently:

Edited 2007-08-31 16:15

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