Sun Rising?

Barry Roberts blr at robertsr.us
Fri Nov 18 08:57:02 MST 2005


On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 11:20:31PM -0700, Hans Fugal wrote:
> 
> Certainly does look cool. Just a brief look at their license (e.g.
> read parts of the license FAQ) looks like it would be fine as a
> separately-distributed module (it may taint the kernel, but nvidia users
> don't care about that). They also say somewhere there that it was
> designed to run in user space (for testing) and kernel space, so that
> sounds like it oughtn't be too hard to mold into a linux module, if the
> necessary access points are there.

It looks like the user-space stuff was just for testing.  You can't
mount a ZFS file system with it running in user space, there's just a
test harness for testing everything except the kernel-only parts.

Barry Roberts



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