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Date:      Sun, 26 Jun 2011 04:32:55 +0200
From:      Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>
To:        Joshua Isom <jrisom@gmail.com>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Performance of a USB ZIL for ZFS
Message-ID:  <16AE025C-EA55-45F3-8419-542228CE5AA4@my.gd>
In-Reply-To: <4E06180F.7090409@gmail.com>
References:  <4E06180F.7090409@gmail.com>

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On 25 Jun 2011, at 19:17, Joshua Isom <jrisom@gmail.com> wrote:

> I was wondering if anyone had tried using a decent USB flash drive for the=
 ZIL.  I know it'd be hard finding one fast enough, but some from patriot se=
em like they might be suitable for home use.  Part of the idea is to just mi=
nimize hard drive thrashing and the wear and tear associated with it.  If it=
 helps prevent the drives from going bad, and doesn't hurt performance too b=
ad all the better.  But if it's going to hurt performance too much or not he=
lp prevent thrashing there isn't a point.
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I stopped reading at the title.
The answer is no.

Grab a SSD for $80-120ish.=



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