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[Discuss] ZFS On Linux "in" Debian, migration from Btrfs

Also in Ubuntu 16.04. The versions in Debian evidently got a lot of
patches from Ubuntu; it's nice to see code flowing in that direction
for a change. Ubuntu uses a lot of code from Debian but hasn't always
been good about sending it back, though that's as much the fault of
the Debian developers as of Ubuntu because the code has always been
available and suitably licensed.

I'm thinking of giving ZFS a try on my media server. I'm planning a
rebuild of that system anyway; I already have a pair of 4TB drives in
hand to replace the 1.5TB drives (RAID 1)  it currently has. And I can
delay reusing the old drives for a bit just in case ZFS blows up

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> So. ZFS On Linux is now officially in the Debian contrib repositories
> for stable, testing and sid. Neat.
> I'm working on a recipe for a live migration from Btrfs to ZFS. It's
> something I've wanted to do for a while but haven't because ZOL packages
> are only for jessie and wheezy while I'm running testing and I don't
> feel like manually updating from source every other day.
> --
> Rich P.
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