If you have a bug report or feature request related to this HOWTO, please file a new issue and mention @ne9z.
Due to license incompatibility, ZFS is not available in Arch Linux official repo.
ZFS support is provided by third-party archzfs repo.
Note: this is for installing ZFS on an existing Arch Linux installation. To use ZFS as root file system, see below.
Kernel package shipped with latest live image might not be compatible with ZFS, user should check kernel version following instructions here.
Root on ZFS
ZFS can be used as root file system for Arch Linux. An installation guide is available.
Fork and clone this repo.
Install the tools:
sudo pacman -S --needed python-pip make pip3 install -r docs/requirements.txt # Add ~/.local/bin to your $PATH, e.g. by adding this to ~/.bashrc: [ -d $HOME/.local/bin ] && export PATH=$HOME/.local/bin:$PATH
Make your changes.
cd docs make html sensible-browser _build/html/index.html
git commit --signoffto a branch,
git push, and create a pull request. Mention @rlaager.