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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RE[3]: RAM
by FunkyELF on Thu 11th Oct 2007 12:05 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: RAM"
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Perhaps it's just me, but I have a problem with building a brand new box for running a goddamn filesystem.

Exactly. Traditionally my fileservers have been built out of my older machines.
The problem is....even my newest machine (P4 3.0GHz w/ HT) isn't 64 bit.
Something is wrong if the fastest computer in your house is a fileserver.

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