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Btrfs To Go Production-Ready In Oracle Linux

Jan 28, 2012, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Btrfs, the quite promising next-generation Linux file-system that's been in-development for years by Chris Mason and others, is about to take on a big role within Oracle's Enterprise Linux distribution.

During his talk last week at the SCALE 10x LA event, Chris Mason of Oracle did mention that an error-fixing Btrfs fsck tool will be ready by next month. He mentioned a hard deadline of 14 February for this btrfs.fsck tool capable of fixing file-system errors because it must be ready for the next releases of Oracle Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise. Chris confirmed that Oracle will be supporting Btrfs in their Linux distribution, which is derived from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux code-base.

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