On 6/26/20 11:04 AM, Solomon Peachy wrote:
On Fri, Jun 26, 2020 at 10:42:25AM -0400, Ben Cotton wrote:
> For laptop and workstation installs of Fedora, we want to provide file
> system features to users in a transparent fashion. We want to add new
> features, while reducing the amount of expertise needed to deal with
> situations like [https://pagure.io/fedora-workstation/issue/152
> running out of disk space.] Btrfs is well adapted to this role by
> design philosophy, let's make it the default.
So... can btrfs now be trusted to not crap itself?
> The change is based on the installer's custom partitioning Btrfs
> preset. It's been well tested for 7 years.
What does "Well tested" mean, in this context? Do we have data that
shows roughly how many installs were done in Fedora-land, and how long
Not Fedora land, but Facebook installs it on all of our root devices, so
millions of machines. We've done this for 5 years. It's worked out very well.