Idea is to have SUSE system with OpenZFS as root FS.

Main goal

Have OpenZFS as install option in the installer and utilize zedenv Boot Environment Manager for SUSE updates install

Goals

  • synergy of zedenv with zypper
  • integrate Root on ZFS as install option to the YaST

Completed goals

  • prepare ZFS pool compatible with openSUSE installation
  • install openSUSE Leap with root on ZFS
  • boot to the prepared and installed system

Current progress

Resources:

Looking for hackers with the skills:

dracut yast yastui zfs

This project is part of:

Hack Week 17 Hack Week 19

Activity

  • about 1 year ago: lkocman liked openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • about 1 year ago: jkohoutek liked openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • about 1 year ago: jkohoutek added keyword "zfs" to openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • about 1 year ago: jkohoutek added keyword "yast" to openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • about 1 year ago: jkohoutek added keyword "yastui" to openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • about 1 year ago: jkohoutek added keyword "dracut" to openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • over 2 years ago: michalnowak liked openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • over 2 years ago: lproven liked openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • over 2 years ago: jochenbreuer liked openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • over 2 years ago: jkohoutek started openSUSE on ZoL from OpenZFS project
  • All Activity

    Comments

    • pluskalm
      over 2 years ago by pluskalm | Reply

      zfs itself is already packaged in https://build.opensuse.org/package/show/filesystems/zfs , not sure about rest of required stuff

    • firstyear
      about 1 year ago by firstyear | Reply

      This looks awesome, I wish you all the best on this!

    • lkocman
      about 1 year ago by lkocman | Reply

      I did something like our snapper for zfs / grub2 / opensolaris about 10 years ago :-) It was a high school project, but it might be fun just to try it out.

      • jkohoutek
        about 1 year ago by jkohoutek | Reply

        You mean something like Time slider? add-emoji It would be great to i implement it :-)

    • jkohoutek
      about 1 year ago by jkohoutek | Reply

      Project update - Tumbleweed is able to boot from ZoL root! Check current progress

      • bobafetthotmail
        7 months ago by bobafetthotmail | Reply

        can't log in to see the "current progress", is there a repo or a more accesible place with some instructions to make Tumbleweed run/boot on ZFS root?

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