Librenix
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Install Linux Mint 10 on btrfs

Up
vote
Down

Linux Mint 10 is the first version of Linux Mint with built-in support for the B-tree File System (btrfs). Btrfs is one of the newest file systems in the Linux kernel. It is a copy on write file system with the following features: snapshotting and writtable snapshots, object-level mirroring and stripping, file system compression, multi-device support, online and offline file system checking, etc.

Though it is now possible to install Mint and several other Linux distributions on a btrfs file system, you should be aware that it is still under heavy development and not yet ready for use on production systems.

If you, however, want to experience - first-hand, what btrfs has to offer, this article presents a step by step on how to install Linux Mint 10, aka Julia, on a btrfs file system.
 read more | mail this link | score:8743 | -finid, November 13, 2010
More Linux articles...

Gallery Wrapped Abstract Art

linux headlines

Mageia 3 Preview

Preview of ROSA Desktop 2012

Fedora 17 enterprise features

Customize Linux Mint 12 KDE

Compare directories with diff

Mageia 1.0 review

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin