ZFS on FreeBSD based on ZFS On Linux can now be tested with TrueOS

It was recently decided that FreeBSD’s ZFS file-system support would be re-based atop ZFS On Linux. That new “ZFS On BSD” implementation based on ZOL continues moving along and it’s now easier to test thanks to iX Systems and their TrueOS platform.

With the ZFS On Linux code-base being more actively maintained and improved upon than the OpenZFS support within the Illumos kernel, FreeBSD developers are working on merging their “ZOB” changes with ZOL. 

Interesting to see that the Linux implementation sees more active development than the original one – although not entirely surprising.


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