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A filesystem is a way to organize and store computer files with their data.

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Say I spend some time as a user interacting with a filesystem, using commands such as cp, mv, mkdir and rm. None of these commands call fsync in normal operation. Can a filesystem run indefinitely wi …
asked Aug 7 '17 by jl6
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I have two separate btrfs filesystems which I would like to consolidate. The subvolume structure looks like this: / filesystemA |- subvolume1 |- subvolume2 |- ... |- subvolumeN / filesystemB …
asked Jun 28 '15 by jl6
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I am designing a file system (implemented using FUSE). I am considering enforcing exclusive locks on files while they are being written to (preventing concurrent reads). I understand that Linux is gen …
asked Sep 16 '17 by jl6
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Dropbox have just announced that their Linux client will only support ext4 in the future. I currently use Dropbox on a btrfs partition (without any issues). Apparently xattr support is essential. Both …
asked Aug 16 '18 by jl6