[arch-general] [signoff] btrfs-progs

Aurko Roy roy.aurko at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 15:57:03 EDT 2012

   I installed btrfs-progs from testing and regenerated the image
using mkinitcpio. It works fine and my btrfs volume is still being
mounted correctly. I use systemd though and don't have any multi
device btrfs volume either.

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:22 AM, Matthew Monaco <dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net> wrote:
> On 07/27/2012 01:04 PM, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>> Seems not many of us yet use btrfs, I therefore would like to ask if
>> any users can signoff on the btrfs-progs in testing (i.e. verify that
>> the package appears to work).
>> In particular, I'm interested to hear if someone who uses btrfs-progs
>> and initscripts from testing could verify that the multi-device
>> support still works? If you have the btrfs hook in your initramfs,
>> then please enable udev too and regenerate the image to verify that
>> that also still works.
>> For those who are interested: the change we made was to scan btrfs
>> devices for multi-device support using udev rules as the devices
>> appear rather than doing it unconditionally after "all the devices
>> should be ready". This approach should hopefully be more reliable than
>> the old one.
>> Cheers,
>> Tom
> Last night in a fit of insomnia I decided to run btrfs-convert on my ext4 root.
> No problems at all so far =)

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