January 22, 2008

Btrfs Online Resizing, Ext3 Conversion, and More

Chris Mason announced version 0.10 of his new Btrfs filesystem, listing the following new features, "explicit back references, online resizing (including shrinking), in place conversion from Ext3 to Btrfs, data=ordered support, mount options to disable data COW and checksumming, and barrier support for sata and IDE drives".

Link: kerneltrap.org


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