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How To Enable Storage Pooling And Mirroring Using Btrfs For Linux

Jul 07, 2014, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Danny Stieben)

If you have multiple hard drives in your Linux system, you don’t have to treat them all as different storage devices. With Btrfs, you can very easily create a storage pool out of those hard drives.

Under certain conditions, you can even enable mirroring so you won’t lose your data due to hard drive failure. With everything set up, you can just throw whatever you want into the pool and make the most use of the storage space you have.

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