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Fedora 16 To Use Btrfs Filesystem By Default

Jun 11, 2011, 04:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Btrfs is a new copy-on-write file system for Linux that supports a number of features lacking in other Linux file systems such as pooling, snapshot, checksum and integral multiple device spanning.

"So, far the most popular filesystem in use for a majority of the Linux distributions is EXT4. Using Btrfs as the default will open up a number of new features such as better data integrity through checksum, snapshot of the filesystem before any major change, better volume management and RAID."

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