F17 & btrfs installation

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Apr 11 16:14:49 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2012-04-11 at 00:12 -0700, Dan Mashal wrote:
> You are going to go through some real pain to get btrfs working. I
> don't think an "fsck" utility even exists for btrfs yet. Patience is a
> virtue. There's a reason why it's disabled.

The reason is that the anaconda backend code for dealing with btrfs was
changed but the UI frontend wasn't because they thought the new UI would
be in place for F17.

btrfs was selectable in the installer in 16, 15, and back a few releases
before that if you passed a secret kernel parameter.

Adam Williamson
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