ZFS: amd64, devd, root file system.

LI Xin delphij at delphij.net
Tue Apr 10 03:28:08 UTC 2007

Joao Barros wrote:
> I was looking at how Solaris got support for booting off ZFS and the
> patch to GRUB to support it.
> Is it feasible for FreeBSD's boot loader? What would be the main
> issue: technical or licensing?

I think it's about licensing, i.e. the FreeBSD loader has to be free of
licenses that does not allow others to freely redistribute, at very
least, it must be able to work without such code, and does not link
against these code by default.

Xin LI <delphij at delphij.net>	http://www.delphij.net/
FreeBSD - The Power to Serve!

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