Live image

Latest live image might contain a kernel incompatible with ZFS. Check the compatibility with the following procedure.

  1. Choose a mirror:
  2. Check the build date of the latest Arch Linux live image:
    # archlinux-2021.01.01-x86_64.iso
  3. Check the kernel version of the live image:
    # linux-5.10.3.arch1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst
  4. Check latest zfs-dkms package version:
    # zfs-dkms-2.0.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst
    # zfs-linux-2.0.1_5.10.10.arch1.1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst
  5. Visit OpenZFS release page:

    curl -L \
    | grep Linux
    # Linux-Maximum: 5.10
    # Linux-Minimum: 3.10
    • If compatible, download the latest live image:
    • If not compatible, use an older live image and verify that it contains a supported kernel using the above method: