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  • phoronix
    started a topic ZBOSS Linux 6.5 Brings ZFS For Storage

    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

  • JX8p
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    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.

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  • uid313
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    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?

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  • suprasam
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    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

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  • JX8p
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    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.

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

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  • mike4
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    So how did they circumvent the ZFS licence?

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  • uid313
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    Fuck this shit!

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

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