Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: ZBOSS Linux 6.5 Brings ZFS For Storage

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    15,194

    Default ZBOSS Linux 6.5 Brings ZFS For Storage

    Phoronix: ZBOSS Linux 6.5 Brings ZFS For Storage

    ZBOSS Linux 6.5 was released on Friday as a RHEL-based "enterprise" Linux distribution that ships with the ZFS file-system by default...

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

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    2,124

    Thumbs down

    Fuck this shit!

    Not free to use, 30 day evaluation. Fuck that shit!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    179

    Default

    So how did they circumvent the ZFS licence?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Sweden
    Posts
    343

    Default

    If they're expecting people to buy this, they're in for disappointment.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    114

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mike4 View Post
    So how did they circumvent the ZFS licence?
    The same way everyone else (FreeBSD, NetBSD, certain other Linux distros) circumvents it: you build it as a kernel module.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    1

    Default About ZBOSS Linux

    Hi,

    The ZFS kernel module in ZBOSS Linux is NOT from ZFS on Linux project. This is our own port of ZFS that is much stable and high performing.
    The Linux and the ZFS is free to use with unlimited storage. Only for the advanced features iSCSI, SAN, VTL, replication, and high-availability we charge very affordable license fee.

    Thanks
    ZettaByte Open Storage Server team.
    http://www.zettalane.com

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    2,124

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by suprasam View Post
    Hi,

    The ZFS kernel module in ZBOSS Linux is NOT from ZFS on Linux project. This is our own port of ZFS that is much stable and high performing.
    The Linux and the ZFS is free to use with unlimited storage. Only for the advanced features iSCSI, SAN, VTL, replication, and high-availability we charge very affordable license fee.

    Thanks
    ZettaByte Open Storage Server team.
    http://www.zettalane.com
    What license is your ZFS module?

    Since the Linux kernel is GPLv2, it forbids linking and loading proprietary software modules?

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    114

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    What license is your ZFS module?

    Since the Linux kernel is GPLv2, it forbids linking and loading proprietary software modules?
    This cannot be true, otherwise the nViDiA and FGLRX modules would be illegal.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •