Re: ZFS in Buster
- Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 11:26:10 -0400
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: ZFS in Buster
> ZFS 0.8 has been released with lots of improvements, notably encryption.
> Sadly the Linux Kernel has introduced a commit in kernel 4.19 and 5.0 that
> prevents ZFS from using SIMD. The result is that ZFS won't be usable in
> Buster. See the following issue
> NixOS reverted that particular commit:
> Debian is the "Universal Operating System" and gives the user the option to
> choose. It provides "vim and emacs", "Gnome and KDE", "Linux, Hurd,
> KfreeBSD, etc.". I think that Debian should also provide the option to use
> ZFS with encryption.
> Would it be possible to provide an alternative patched linux kernel that
> works with ZFS?
> The ZFS developers proposed the Linux developers to rewrite the whole ZFS
> code and use GPL, but surprisingly the linux developers didn't accept. See
At this point, you really want to put this in front of the
debian-developers list, and perhaps especially