[pve-devel] [PATCH installer v2 1/6] fix #4829: install: add new ZFS `arc_max` setup option

Christoph Heiss c.heiss at proxmox.com
Fri Oct 27 10:29:26 CEST 2023

On Wed, Oct 25, 2023 at 07:09:00PM +0200, Thomas Lamprecht wrote:
> Am 25/10/2023 um 10:28 schrieb Christoph Heiss:
> > On Tue, Oct 24, 2023 at 08:59:36AM -0300, Gilberto Ferreira via pve-devel wrote:
> >
> > Currently, this isn't planned, although - since that setting is exposed
> > after all in the installer in the future - it would be kind of sensible
> > to add it to the GUI as well, I guess.
> > But as a separate series from this one, of course.
> >
> > CC @Thomas - what do you think?
> We would need to either have a separate config entry, that can easily
> get out of sync with the actual configured values, or parse all possible
> ways to set this, e.g., modprobe configs, which isn't too nice.
Yeah, that actually seems like a big problem.

> With a few trade-offs/limitations one could probably work around that,
> but IMO it can be a bit too much hassle for something that one normally
> changes only once or twice (or once this change is in, probably never
> for new setups), so for now I'd keep this manual.
Then I'd also leave it at this, just being able to change it in the
installer and afterwards only "manually".

It is more than sufficiently documented in our guides how to change
that, let alone searching for that topic on the internet.

Thanks for chiming in!

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