Re: Please add ZFS support (from GPL sources)
From: Matthias Schniedermeyer
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 06:29:01 EST
On 17.07.2008 12:28, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Fred . wrote:
>> Previously we have not been able to have ZFS support due to it being
>> licensed under the CDDL and the kernel under the GPL.
>> Sun have contributed ZFS support to GRUB under the GPL license. We
>> could now use that code to implement support for ZFS in the Linux
> From what I can see, it is an absolutely-minimal readonly implementation.
Which wasn't problem for NTFS, which was RO for years.
RO is still better than nothing, you can copy files from an ZFS.
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