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Interview: Chris Mason About Btrfs

Aug 09, 2007, 11:15 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Q: Describe Btrfs with your own words.

"Btrfs is a new filesystem released under the GPL that is designed to scale to huge storage. Scaling doesn't just mean being able to address that storage, but also deal with corrupt data and metadata. This means online filesystem checking tools and repair, and integrated checksumming to detect errors..."

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