Re: btrfs on an external HD?
Well, yes and no, Stan. As a professional sysadmin, I don't
particularly want to endanger data or make radical changes to
production (or in many cases, even development or test) systems. While
yes, it may sound like a "when all you have is a hammer" approach, it
is an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the new filesystem is a
safe environment. From there, I will probably go with a VM that uses
That is why I wanted to put on an external drive...
On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 11:31 PM, Stan Hoeppner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The question you should be asking yourself is "Which filesystems best
> fit my desired usage scenario?" instead of "Will btrfs work for this?"
> It seems you are placing a desire to run what you believe is a "cool
> neat new etc" filesystem ahead of all other considerations.
> Pick the right tool for the job Brad. Don't pick a tool and then try to
> use it for any/every job.
> You're doing it backwards.