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[bug#40236] [PATCH] doc: Suggest Btrfs with compression instead of ext4

From: Maxim Cournoyer
Subject: [bug#40236] [PATCH] doc: Suggest Btrfs with compression instead of ext4 for root partition.
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:28:35 -0400
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> skribis:
>> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Also, the installer defaults to ext4 and that’s probably a more tested
>>> configuration currently.
>> Could a subvolume-less Btrfs be more problematic than ext4?
>> If not, it might be a good idea to also switch to Btrfs in the installer.
> I think it’s more work than just switching: we have to do enough
> testing, add new automated tests, etc.

Fine points.

> Also, any change in this area should happen post-release.  :-)


Let's keep this issue open and revisit what extra tests and validation
should be done after the release to consider a switch viable.


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