Anaconda/Features/BtrfsSupport

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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
 
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Add support for creation and modification of btrfs volumes and subvolumes during OS installation.  
Come up with a strategy for btrfs, which will likely be on par with
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what people are using LVM for today by then.
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== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==
* Name: TBD
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* Name: [[User:dlehman| David Lehman]]
  
 
== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
* Targeted release: TBD
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* Targeted release: F17/F18
* Last updated: 2010-11-05
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* Last updated: 2012-01-31
* Percentage of completion: 0%
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* Percentage of completion: 50%
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Kickstart support is present in anaconda-17.3-1, including autopart. Interactive creation and editing of btrfs volumes is not implemented at this time.
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
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Users should be able to create and edit btrfs volumes and subvolumes using either kickstart or the interactive user interface, including options to enable RAID features.
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==== Automatic partitioning layout ====
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* /boot (ext4 or btrfs) on a partition
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* swap on a partition
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* / and /home on subvolumes of a shared btrfs volume which uses the remaining space on selected disks
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
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Ability for users to take advantage of advanced features of BTRFS.
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==

Latest revision as of 21:50, 31 January 2012

Contents

[edit] Add full btrfs support

[edit] Summary

Add support for creation and modification of btrfs volumes and subvolumes during OS installation.

[edit] Owner

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: F17/F18
  • Last updated: 2012-01-31
  • Percentage of completion: 50%

Kickstart support is present in anaconda-17.3-1, including autopart. Interactive creation and editing of btrfs volumes is not implemented at this time.

[edit] Detailed Description

Users should be able to create and edit btrfs volumes and subvolumes using either kickstart or the interactive user interface, including options to enable RAID features.

[edit] Automatic partitioning layout

  • /boot (ext4 or btrfs) on a partition
  • swap on a partition
  • / and /home on subvolumes of a shared btrfs volume which uses the remaining space on selected disks

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

Ability for users to take advantage of advanced features of BTRFS.

[edit] Scope

[edit] Test Plan

[edit] User Experience

[edit] Dependencies

[edit] Contingency Plan

[edit] Documentation

[edit] Release Notes