Is btrfs ready to be default fs in F17 ?

Heinz Diehl htd at
Sun Nov 6 20:27:51 UTC 2011

On 06.11.2011, Alan Cox 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.
> It *can* be done - NetApp have proved that and have done this for years.

And there's also XFS...   :-)

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