[mythtv-users] Is Btrfs a good choice for MythTV?

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sat May 21 22:07:32 UTC 2011


On Saturday, 21 May 2011, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm asking the question from a technical features and not from a "is
> it ready for prime time?" standpoint.
>
> The only Myth link I could find is:
>
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Btrfs
>
> Which is really a stub and doesn't go over and pro's or con's.
>
> It's getting pretty stable and unless there's a bad bug the filesystem
> format/structure is fixed and only forward compatible changes will be
> accepted. There's also limited fsck'ing although there's no link to
> fsck.btrfs yet (a least in Fedora).
>
> The current plan is to make it the default filesystem for Fedora 16
> (about 6 months from now) so the devs must have some confidence in it
> at this point.
>

After reading this:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/6/18/144

I don't think I'll even try!


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