On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 12:44:10 -0500 C Anthony Risinger firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
unfortunately you can only do /boot on btrfs if you use a single disk due to bootloader limitations:
Thank you for clarification...I was not really understanding the limitation.
swap has been disabled in btrfs because it will corrupt it ...
That's not such an issue. I may just create swap paritions...
so yeah, you'd need something like `mdadm` to handle the RAID bits.
after all that, it might be simpler to just use ext4 since your running softraid anyway ... unless you want to try stuff like compression and snapshots.
I'd like to try snapshots and wonder how does compression effect performance when using e.g. lzo, iow, it is recommended for desktop machine?