OpenZFS 2.1.1 Arrives As A Big Point Release

submited 20 September 2021

Following the big OpenZFS 2.1 release from July that brought Distributed SPARE RAID, a compatibility property for pools, and other new features, OpenZFS 2.1.1 is available as a follow-up release for this open-source ZFS file-system implementation for Linux and FreeBSD systems. OpenZFS 2.1.1 has around ninety fixes in this point release making it a rather hearty update from the big v2.1 feature release.

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An LDC bootstrap compiler and LDC package for OpenBSD  

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