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Fedora 13 May Support Btrfs System Rollbacks

Nov 23, 2009, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

"While Btrfs is still under heavy development (though it has been in the mainline kernel for nearly a year) and it still has room for performance improvements, it does have a nice set of features like online volume growth, online defragmentation, transparent compression support, SSD optimizations, and copy-on-write snapshot support.

"Chris Ball and Josef Bacik are looking to leverage the Btrfs snapshots support in Fedora 13 by introducing support for system rollbacks. Under their proposal, a yum plug-in would create a Btrfs snapshot before every yum transaction. Users could also create their own Btrfs snapshot at anytime."

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