where trusty-alternate-amd64.iso (final)

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 19 10:26:12 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Martin Cigorraga
<martincigorraga at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please note that LVM isn't a filesystem.
> You can think of LVM (Logic Volume Management) as a *container* easily
> expandable across several different storage mediums.
> ext4 and btrfs are in contrast *file systems* (being the latter more
> advanced than the former) than can be used on top an LVM layout.
> For the use case of a typical single user I agree that setting an LVM is
> just redundant as its main feature is its expandability; btrfs + a swap
> partition should be more than enough.

I'd be wary of using btrfs as my main filesystem - and I'm speaking as
someone who's been running 14.04 since December and who'll upgrade to
14.10 once its repositories are set up.

I don't mind my OS or applications possibly blowing up in my face but
I'd rather my filesystem not doing so.

I take my cue from Red Hat. RHEL 7 just went RC and btrfs is still
considered a "technology preview."

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