ZFS port using GEOM
xride at x12.dk
Thu Mar 9 19:30:37 UTC 2006
On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Nils Vogels wrote:
> Hi there!
> I'm reading up on ZFS, Solaris's new filesystem that has a level of RAID
> built in. You can read it too at
> While reading the documents, I was really charmed by the features ZFS
> has incorporated, and was wondering if there was any effort within the
> FreeBSD community to port ZFS to FreeBSD (using GEOM would seem the most
> likely choice, so thats why I'm posting to this list.)
> Research on various mailing lists taught me that there is only a few
> mentions on the -hackers list in 2004, nothing else seems to pop up.
> Are there any plans or efforts to incorporate ZFS into FreeBSD, that you
> know of, or constructions with similar features?
> It would save me an install of OpenSolaris, plus the effort needed to
> learn the internals of yet another *NIX version :-)
I haven't heard of any one actually working on porting it.
So as i always say "send-pr with a patch" (;
I've looked at it the idea seems neat
But it haven't found the time, motivation and skills to try porting it.
Best regards Søren Straarup
Soeren Straarup | aka OZ2DAK aka Xride
FreeBSD wannabe | FreeBSD since 2.2.6-R
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