[Dirvish] [PATCH] btrfs support

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Mon Dec 13 17:21:27 UTC 2010


On Mon 13 Dec 2010, Dave Howorth wrote:
> 
> I don't know much about btrfs so please excuse me if this is a stupid
> question, but is btrfs mature enough to want to trust it to hold your
> backups?

I know that when I was configuring a linux kernel (make menuconfig) this
morning, btrfs is still labeled as: "Btrfs filesystem (EXPERIMENTAL)
Unstable disk format". I read that as meaning that at some stage I might
need to reformat my filesystem in order to use newer kernels.


Paul


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