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Is there a graphical tool for creating Btrfs sub-partitions and in particular, subpartitions like "GParted" or "system-config-lvm"? I'm running Debian squeeze.

In response to the first comment, Btrfs can do thinks like RAID and sub-partitions, much like LVM. I've read that Btrfs can be seen as a replacement for LVM. LVM has a graphical tool to manage these aspects, does Btrfs have the same?

  • gparted is a tool for creating/resizing partitions, LWM is a system to manage logical volumes ("Partitions" that can grow and shrink, and even span physical disks), BTRFS is a filesystem type. Please sort out what you want. I'd think the graphical installer for Debian is close to what you are asking? – vonbrand Feb 2 '13 at 3:38
  • See edited question. – Clinton Feb 2 '13 at 6:37
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btrfs-gui might be what you're looking for. It doesn't do much yet, last time I tried it. You are much better off with btrfs-progs.

Note that, btrfs has subvolumes, not sub-partitions. Think of them as directories, which you can create, delete, take snapshots of, assign quotas etc.

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