Ubuntu 19.10 will offer experimental ZFS file system option
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We announced 6 months ago that support for deploying Ubuntu root on ZFS with MAAS was available as an experimental feature. -
As has already been reported, spotted in our weekly team report on Ubuntu discourse, we are going to enhance ZFS on root support in the coming cycles. -
We want to support ZFS on root as an experimental installer option, initially for desktop, but keeping the layout extensible for server later on. -
Any existing ZFS on root user will automatically get those benefits as soon as they update to Ubuntu 19.10. -
Finally, we want to provide some best practices in terms of the ZFS dataset layout for various needs. -
Thanks to early press coverage, we got in touch with Richard Laager who maintains the upstream HOWTO on root on ZFS for Ubuntu. -
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