[zfs-discuss] Cheap arm64 development board

Stefan Ring stefanrin at gmail.com
Wed Dec 28 05:30:07 EST 2016


On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 6:28 AM, thekingmen via zfs-discuss
<zfs-discuss at list.zfsonlinux.org> wrote:
> I found an arm 64 bit development board with ample ram that does not cost
> 300$ like all the others. The pine64 is only 29$usd.
> As I see that there are some commits for arm64 architecture in zfs git,
> there is some development on that platform, so I though that it might be a
> good idea to inform people here about this good deal.
>
> Anyone used that board? I am tempted to buy one unit and hook it up to a
> cheap external hard disk and share that zfs pool over the network. According
> to the specs this is usb 2.0 so the performance will be reduced.

In addition, 2GB RAM is a bit lacking for ZFS, but it’s an interesting
board nonetheless.


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