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Just a few questions about Btrfs:

  1. Do I have to mount a Btrfs filesystem before creating subvolumes on it?
  2. Can I easily convert an existing directory into a subvolume? (i.e. if I want to make "/home" a separate subvolume can I just go mk_btrfs_subfolder /home (or whatever the command is), instead of having to make a new empty subvolume and copying everything over?

The commands to do the above would be good but not necessary, just yes/no will be fine and I can Google how.

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  1. Yes.
  2. No.

At least not at the moment.

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This answer is incomplete. Please expand. –  maxmackie Mar 7 '13 at 18:22
@MaxMackie I'd love to expand, but please state the question first. Do you want reference? Do you want working example of how to mount btrfs volume? Or even better: if you have more questions, post them as separate post. –  Adam Ryczkowski Mar 8 '13 at 11:06

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