use btrfs as the default file system

Bug #1387102 reported by swizzle on 2014-10-29
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elementary OS
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Bug Description

Using btrfs brings very interesting features for a modern OS like snapshots (similar to Time Machine).
Here is a little demonstration
https://www.youtube.com/v/9H7e6BcI5Fo?start=209

Changed in elementaryos:
assignee: nobody → elementary Developer Community (elementary-dev-community)
status: New → Opinion
Jacob Parker (jacobparker1992) wrote :

Swizzle, please don't assign bugs that haven't even been discussed.
Also, btrfs isn't yet stable enough to use as default.

Sorry my bad, now it's been considered as stable. openSUSE uses it by default in SLE.

Changed in elementaryos:
status: Opinion → Incomplete
Phillip Sz (phillip-sz) on 2014-10-29
Changed in elementaryos:
assignee: elementary Developer Community (elementary-dev-community) → nobody

This is definitely not an item for Freya, but we might have to use btrfs and perhaps even make it the only supported filesystem for a while if we go for https://docs.google.com/document/d/11Dv_ZGKFn9qhhkBVKNegPmNxhe3BAnsDWa6P4-XkAXg/edit

Changed in elementaryos:
status: Incomplete → Opinion
INIZAN yannick (inizan-yannick) wrote :

btr file system is stable finally ? a good point if i can install elementary os or other distribution on dd without break it (my last 500 GB drive is dead during last try)

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