The ZFS updates thread - Latest: 2.1.9

This is a thread for posting and discussing ZFS updates and the new added features for those interested, rather than just making a new thread for each one.

Updates:

  • 2.1.9: Bugfix
  • 2.1.8: Linux kernel 6.1 compatibility
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Compatibility and bug fixes for this one.

https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/releases/tag/zfs-2.1.8

Supported Platforms

  • Linux: compatible with 3.10 - 6.1 kernels
  • FreeBSD: compatible with releases starting from 12.2-RELEASE

Changes

  • change how d_alias is replaced by du.d_alias #14377
  • Linux ppc64le ieee128 compat: Do not redefine __asm on external headers #14308 #14384
  • include systemd overrides to zfs-dracut module #14075 #14076
  • Activate filesystem features only in syncing context #14304 #14252
  • Illumos #15286: do_composition() needs sign awareness #14318 #14342
  • dracut: fix typo in mount-zfs.sh.in #13602
  • removal of LegacyVersion broke ax_python_dev.m4 #14297
  • FreeBSD: catch up to 1400077 #14328
  • Fix shebang for helper script of deb-utils #14339
  • Add quotation marks around $PATH for deb-utils #14339
  • Documentation corrections #14298 #14307
  • systemd: set restart=always for zfs-zed.service #14294
  • Add color output to zfs diff.
  • libzfs: diff: simplify superfluous stdio #12829
  • libzfs: diff: print_what() can return the symbol => get_what() #12829
  • FreeBSD: Remove stray debug printf #14286 #14287
  • Zero end of embedded block buffer in dump_write_embedded() #13778 #14255
  • Change ZEVENT_POOL_GUID to ZEVENT_POOL to display pool names #14272
  • Restrict visibility of per-dataset kstats inside FreeBSD jails #14254
  • Fix dereference after null check in enqueue_range #14264
  • Fix potential buffer overflow in zpool command #14264
  • FreeBSD: zfs_register_callbacks() must implement error check correctly #14261
  • fgrep → grep -F #13259
  • egrep → grep -E #13259
  • Update META to 6.1 kernel #14371
  • ztest fails assertion in zio_write_gang_member_ready() #14250 #14356
  • Introduce ZFS_LINUX_REQUIRE_API autoconf macro #14343
  • linux 6.2 compat: bio->bi_rw was renamed bio->bi_opf #14324 #14331
  • linux 6.2 compat: get_acl() got moved to get_inode_acl() in 6.2 #14323 #14331
  • Linux 6.1 compat: open inside tmpfile() #14301 #14343
  • ZTS: close in mmapwrite.c #14353
  • ZTS: limit mmapwrite file size #14277 #14345
  • skip permission checks for extended attributes
  • Allow receiver to override encryption properties in case of replication
  • zed: unclean disk attachment faults the vdev
  • FreeBSD: Fix potential boot panic with bad label #14291
  • Add workaround for broken Linux pipes #13309
  • initramfs: Fix legacy mountpoint rootfs #14274
  • vdev_raidz_math_aarch64_neonx2.c: suppress diagnostic only for GCC
  • tests: mkfile: usage: () → (void)
  • Use Ubuntu 20.04 and remove Ubuntu 18.04 from workflows #14238
  • dracut: skip zfsexpandknoweldge when zfs_devs is present in dracut #13121
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Well that was fast, last release had an issue involved with encryption causing errors to be reported back when there weren’t any. This release reverts that particular patch.

https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/releases/tag/zfs-2.1.9

Supported Platforms

  • Linux: compatible with 3.10 - 6.1 kernels
  • FreeBSD: compatible with releases starting from 12.2-RELEASE

Changes

  • linux 6.2 compat: zpl_set_acl arg2 is now struct dentry
  • Revert “ztest fails assertion in zio_write_gang_member_ready()” #14413
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