George Melikov edited this page Nov 14, 2017 · 19 revisions

Offical ZFS on Linux DKMS style packages are available from the Debian GNU/Linux repository for the following configurations. The packages previously hosted at will not be updated and are not recommended for new installations.

Debian Releases: Jessie and newer (testing, sid)
Architectures: amd64


For Debian Stretch, ZFS packages are included in contrib repository.

For Debian Jessie, ZFS packages are provided by backports.

Install kernel headers:

# apt install linux-headers-$(uname -r)

Install zfs packages:

# apt-get install zfs-dkms zfsutils-linux

If you want to boot from ZFS, you'll need zfs-initramfs package too:

# apt-get install zfs-initramfs