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Improved support for btrfs

March 15, 2024 — BarryK

I posted earlier today about compiling 'btrfs-progs' linked-statically, as I want to include the 'btrfs' utility in the initrd:

I will also have the 'btrfs-progs' package in the main filesystem.

using Gparted, I created a btrfs filesystem in a partition in a USB-stick, but the icon for the partition did not display on the desktop.

Hmmm... I have never worked with btrfs before, despite it being around for so many years, and the choice for root filesystem of some distros such as Fedora. I looked through the scripts and found out what was wrong. Fixes committed:

For anyone interested in reading more about btrfs:   

Tags: easy