[OpenIndiana-discuss] does this make any sense?
marco.fiscato at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 13:26:34 UTC 2010
Who cares about distributions, if I can install it anyway?
As if nobody is using flash on Linux.
2010/12/2 Guido Berhoerster <gber at openindiana.org>:
> * Marco Fiscato <marco.fiscato at gmail.com> [2010-12-02 12:45]:
>> I think you guys are wrong, it uses real Linux kernel.
> No it doesn't. Debian installer support for ZFS is only provided
> for the kFreeBSD variant. Linux variants of Debian provide
> ZFS-FUSE packages. The "ZFS on Linux" project cited above provides
> native ZFS support in Linux via kernel module, however due to
> licensing incompatibilities binary packages of that module cannot
> be legally redistributed. It is thus legally impossible for
> Linux distributions to include "ZFS on Linux" packages.
> Guido Berhoerster
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