Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm using kernel 3.0 and was wondering if btrfs supports / is planning to support different options on different subvolumes. For example I'd like to turn compression on for /usr, /lib, ..., but not for the faster changing directories like /home and not for /boot since it's not supported by grub yet.

Would this work as described? Or is compress impossible in that configuration?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

It (currently) doesn't work. These features are planned but there is no schedule when this feature will be implemented. There are other tasks that have higher priority. But to get a better answer you should join the BTRFS mailing list or ask Chris or Josef on IRC (#btrfs).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.