Plans for BTRFS in Fedora

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Wed Feb 23 19:52:40 UTC 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 07:49:49PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> You can't move PVs. You need a separate /boot. If you use more than one 
> disk then it adds significant fragility to the boot process. It slows 
> down booting. It provides some functionality that's hugely useful in a 
> small number of cases, and in every other case it just makes your life 
> more complicated. btrfs does the former without anywhere near as much of 
> the latter.

Also, the management tools are worse than AIX had in 1992. I'll accept 
that that's not an inherent flaw in the implementation, merely an 
inconvenient aspect of reality.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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