Is btrfs ready to be default fs in F17 ?

JB jb.1234abcd at
Sun Nov 6 11:57:51 UTC 2011

Alan Cox <alan <at>> writes:

> ...
> Plus in a funny way btrfs is now in part un-needed, With the move to SSD
> devices (which looks like it will speed up rapidly due to the
> catastrophic flooding) the seek and I/O rate problems mostly go away
> for existing fs types.
> ...

But what about those atractive features (some ZFS-like) the users would like to
have, e.g.:
- checksumming
- roll back
- snapshots
- pools

Is it possible to implement them on ext4 ?
Perhaps writing off ext4 in favor of btrfs in context of new features 
development is premature ?


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