Bug 585525 - RFE: Include btrfs compression option in Anaconda installed
RFE: Include btrfs compression option in Anaconda installed
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1082085
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Anaconda Maintenance Team
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-04-24 10:05 EDT by Valent Turkovic
Modified: 2015-04-14 12:48 EDT (History)
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Description Valent Turkovic 2010-04-24 10:05:25 EDT
Description of problem:
Please include option to enable compression on btrfs partitions.
something that would mount partition with compress option: 
mount -o compress /dev/sdax

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Comment 1 Chris Lumens 2010-04-30 10:17:56 EDT
anaconda does not provide full options even for the filesystems that we do fully support.  btrfs is still listed as experimental in anaconda and even when it's really supported, we're unlikely to include a checkbox for its many options.
Comment 2 Gene Czarcinski 2013-12-16 00:36:31 EST
Time passes.  Please reconsider adding a compression option for BTRFS.  If a single compression method most be specified, then choose lzo.  The resaon for using compression these days is to improve performance rather than saving disk space.  This needs to include adding the option to /etc/fstab on a per-subvol basis as well as adding it to the mounts anaconda makes.
Comment 3 Tonic Artos 2014-06-13 05:57:28 EDT
An easy solution that would make everybody happy is to have a text entry field for entering mount options.
Comment 4 David Shea 2015-04-13 12:31:11 EDT
The anaconda GUI is still not going to provide a means to configure every aspect of every filesystem. Duping to 1082085 for the kickstart side of btrfs configuration.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1082085 ***
Comment 5 David Lehman 2015-04-14 12:48:50 EDT
We are going to be spending little or no time on development specific to btrfs in the near future. We have more pressing matters to attend to. You are welcome to submit patches, of course.

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