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Fedora 17 Is Still Trying For Btrfs By Default

Feb 08, 2012, 20:00 (6 Talkback[s])


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Btrfs support in Fedora has been interesting going all the way back to the Fedora 13 release where it gained support for Linux system roll-backs by taking advantage of the Btrfs copy-on-write snapshots within Yum.

Btrfs was supposed to become the default file-system in Fedora 16 but in the end the switch was postponed since a proper fsck utility for Btrfs was not ready, among other blocking bugs.

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