Is btrfs ready to be default fs in F17 ?

Fernando Cassia fcassia at
Sun Nov 6 15:51:06 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 12:40, Alan Cox <alan at> wrote:

> B tree based
> file systems ought to be wonderful things. They can do a lot of stuff a
> traditional cylinder group based file system cannot do nicely. But
> they've also proved to be very fragile, very hard to get right and very
> difficult to performance tune for long term stability.

I´ve run Btree based HPFS for over a decade...


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