OpenZFS 2.1.0-rc2 Released With Bug Fixes

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 7 April 2021 at 08:20 PM EDT. Add A Comment
At the end of March the release candidate phase began for the upcoming OpenZFS 2.1 open-source ZFS file-system on Linux and FreeBSD systems. The second release candidate is now available for this noteworthy OpenZFS update.

Headlining OpenZFS 2.1 is distributed spare RAID (dRAID) functionality. OpenZFS 2.1 is also introducing a new "compatibility" property for Zpool feature sets, a zpool_influxdb command was added, and a variety of other changes.

With today's release of OpenZFS 2.1.0-rc2 there are various bug fixes that landed. A random assortment of fixes made it into this second release candidate, some FreeBSD specific items, and some extra OpenZFS compatibility file sets.

OpenZFS 2.1-rc2 remains compatible with Linux 3.10 through 5.11 kernels and FreeBSD 12/13 series.

The list of RC2 fixes and source download links for OpenZFS 2.1-rc2 are available from GitHub.
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