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"According to a report by Phoronix, Indian vendor Knowledge Quest Infotech is working on a native ZFS port to Linux. The company, whose areas of expertise include the Linux kernel and cluster file systems, reportedly plans to release the port in mid-September.

"The problem with ZFS for Linux lies in licence incompatibilities: ZFS is released under the CDDL, the Linux kernel under the GPL. As a result, it is impossible (and, according to Phoronix, there are no plans) to integrate ZFS into the kernel sources"

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