Linked by diegocg on Thu 7th Nov 2013 22:19 UTC
Linux Linux kernel 3.12 has been released. This release includes support for offline deduplication in Btrfs, automatic GPU switching in laptops with dual GPUs, a performance boost for AMD Radeon graphics, better RAID-5 multicore performance, improved handling of out-of-memory situations, improvements to the timerless multitasking mode, separate modesetting and rendering device nodes in the graphics DRM layer, improved locking performance for virtualized guests, XFS directory recursion scalability improvements, new drivers and many small improvements. Here's the full list of changes.
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RE: Btrfs dedup
by Laurence on Fri 8th Nov 2013 17:50 UTC in reply to "Btrfs dedup"
Laurence
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2007-03-26

If you want deduping then you're better off with ZFS - not only does it work against fragments, but it works live.

In fact on the whole I've been unimpressed with Btrfs during my recent testing.

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