BTRFS on servers (was Re: Plans for BTRFS in Fedora)

Josef Bacik josef at
Wed Feb 23 19:18:13 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Jonathan Dieter <jdieter at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-02-23 at 16:19 +0100, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn wrote:
>> I'm actually quite interested in btrfs especially for servers because
>> of it's features
> For what it's worth, we've been running btrfs on our school fileservers
> since September.  After a few teething problems (fixed by
> increasing /proc/sys/vm/min_free_kbytes), we've had pretty much zero
> trouble.

Wait what?  I know we use lots o ram, but you shouldn't have to bump
min_free_kbytes.  What were you seeing?  Thanks,


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