Install and Setup ZFS on Debian 11

The full form of ZFS is Zettabyte File System. The ZFS filesystem is a 128-bit filesystem. The ZFS supported filesystem size is 3×10(to the poer 24) TB. You may never encounter such a big filesystem in real life. The ZFS filesystem was designed to keep and access an insane amount of data.

Enabling Debian contrib Package Repository:

The ZFS filesystem packages are available in the official Debian 11 contrib package repository. The contrib package repository is not enabled on Debian 11 by default. But you can easily enable it from the command-line.

To enable the contrib package repository, open a Terminal and run the following command:

$ sudo apt-add-repository contrib

The official Debian contrib repository should be enabled.

$ sudo apt-get update

Installing ZFS Filesystem Dependencies:

You must install the libraries that the ZFS filesystem kernel module depends on before installing the ZFS filesystem on Debian 11. Continue reading “Install and Setup ZFS on Debian 11” »

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Install Proxmox VE 7 on Debian 11 (Bullseye)

In this guide, we will cover a step-by-step installation of Proxmox VE 7 virtualization software on Debian 11 (Bullseye) Linux system. It’s recommended to deploy Proxmox VE server from a Bare-metal_ISO_Installer, but it’s sometimes inevitable to deploy it on a running instance of Debian 11 (Bullseye) server.

Setup Pre-requisites

For the installation of Proxmox VE 7 on Debian 11 (Bullseye), you need the following requirements to be met;

  • A running instance of Debian Bullseye
  • A 64-bit processor with support for the Intel 64 or AMD64 CPU extensions.
  • Access to Debian server terminal as root or standard user with sudo
  • Server needs internet access
  • Enough hardware resources to be used in Virtualizing other operating systems

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