Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 7th Oct 2007 23:01 UTC
Mac OS X Developers have received from Apple a 'ZFS on Mac OS X Preview 1.1' package, which offers preliminary support for the ZFS file system, originally developed by Sun Microsystems for their Solaris OS. Currently, the Mac OS is based on the HFS+ file system, but leaked screenshots of earlier versions of Leopard showed options for formatting hard drives for ZFS. Reportedly, this preview allows full read and write capabilities with the latest developer build of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Apple's upcoming version of its OS X operating system.
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chekr
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2005-11-05

ZFS might be useful on a huge SUN server system, but I do fail to see what it could do for my laptop or desktop.
Your lack of insight is not a justification or an argument.

I just can not see what is so "good" about it. Doesn't at all make my computer faster, safer, or give me more useful (yes, useful, it has to do something for *me* as a *user*) features.
Go and have a read; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zfs educate yourself.

I would much rather see Apple use the meta-data capabilities of the HFS+ filesystem more. That would create more usefulness to me. I am banking on solid state disks to take care of speed for me:)
Can you please expand on this, I fail to understand what it is you are trying to say.

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