ZFS ZFS root filesystem

ZFS root filesystem

Next generation filesystem, leveraged with exclusive features

  1. ZFS features
  2. GNOS exclusive features
    1. Multiroot
    2. Bootable clones
    3. Automatic snapshots
    4. Best Practices
  3. Install

ZFS features

GNOS exclusive features


See  Multiroot.

Bootable clones

See  Bootable clones.

Automatic snapshots

Allows to browse FS previous state à la Apple Time Machine.

Powered by sanoid.

Disabled by default, to activate run:

sudo cp /etc/sanoid/sanoid.{gnos,conf}

Best Practices

Devices configured by-id while installed by common names.

By default lz4 compression is enabled for the pool.