btrfs as default filesystem for F22?

drago01 drago01 at
Fri Oct 3 08:39:19 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 8:42 AM, Juan Orti Alcaine
<juan.orti at> wrote:
> El 2014-10-03 05:31, Andre Robatino escribió:
>> openSUSE 13.2, scheduled for release in November, will have btrfs as the
>> default filesystem. What are the chances that F22 will follow suit,
>> assuming
>> openSUSE has no major problems with it?
> I've been using btrfs for a while now, and while the kernels 3.15.x and
> 3.16.{0,1} have been problematic, the latest one is working smooth again.
> Anyway, I recommend using only the core features (snapshots, raid1, scrubs,
> balances, cp --reflink, etc...), because others have many quirks, like
> send/receive which get corrupted from time to time, raid 5/6 which is work
> in progress, or problems related to low free space.
> To implement btrfs as the default, grubby must support to install /boot on
> btrfs (bug #1094489). I have to run grub2-mkconfig with every kernel update
> to circumvent this problem.
> It is also worth considering adding some scheduled tasks for maintenance,
> like rebalances, or scrubs.

If it needs active "maintenance" like that its worse than what we already have.

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