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Old 03-03-2012, 02:31 PM   #1
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LXer: Btrfs And The Future Of Linux Filesystems


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Linux filesystems have a long and checkered history behind them and every now and then there is much excitement as a new filesystem is about to become mainstream and production ready. This is especially true when they are not merely a incremental improvement as with the case of Ext4 over Ext3 but take a giant leap forward as Btrfs has been promising for a number of years. So now is a good time to review what has been going on and this article does just that.

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One major problem is that Btrfs still lacks a fsck (filesystem checking utility) that can actually fix any issues.
Until they get an fsck, there's no way I'm gonna use it.
 
  


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