[CentOS] ZFS on Linux repository

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Tue Jul 3 13:39:37 UTC 2018


Watch out, ZFS on Linux is not as good as on FreeBSD/Solaris.
Just recently there was an issue with data loss.
https://github.com/zfsonlinux/zfs/issues/7401

hth
Lucian

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gionatan Danti" <g.danti at assyoma.it>
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
> Sent: Monday, 25 June, 2018 22:19:22
> Subject: [CentOS] ZFS on Linux repository

> Hi list,
> we all know why ZFS is not included in RHEL/CentOS distributions: its
> CDDL license is/seems not compatible with GPL license.
> 
> I'm not a layer, and I do not have any strong opinion on the matter.
> However, as a sysadmin, I found ZFS to be extremely useful, especially
> considering BTRFS sad state. I would *really* love to have ZFS on Linux
> more intergrated with current CentOS.
> 
> From what I know (and I can go wrong, obviously), while the incompatible
> licenses prevent CentOS from shipping it, nothing should prevent to have
> a package for enabling *its repository*, better yet the kmod-enabled
> one. I was thiking to something as a ZFS SIG, where we can simply issue
> "yum install zfs-sig" and have the correct kmod-enabled repository
> enabled.
> 
> I searched the list but I did not found anything regarding native ZFS.
> Any feedback on the matter is welcomed. Thanks.
> 
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