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  • Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD Installer Will Support ZFS

    Phoronix: Debian's GNU/kFreeBSD Installer Will Support ZFS

    While Debian GNU/kFreeBSD has supported the ZFS file-system with its FreeBSD-8 kernel, support for installing the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD distribution to a root ZFS file-system will now be possible with the Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODg0Ng

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    I'll wait for kfs. </joke>

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      If they succeeed and it becomes a good product, I wonder what they will decide to do with Debian Linux and what will happen to all de derivates of Debian (e.g. Ubuntu). Will they also start using BSD...

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      • #4
        Originally posted by MiUNX View Post
        If they succeeed and it becomes a good product, I wonder what they will decide to do with Debian Linux and what will happen to all de derivates of Debian (e.g. Ubuntu). Will they also start using BSD...
        for a general use i don't think so. it is difficult to beat the vast amount of hardware drivers that Linux has.

        on other hand, i would like to try this out for a home file server. ZFS looks very attractive for this purpose.

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