Filesystem Development Considerations

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Considerations for default file system choice for Kicksecure.

Wanted Feature[edit]

btrfs[edit]

Btrfs has been deprecated by redhat.

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14907771archive.org

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2021/09/examining-btrfs-linuxs-perpetually-half-finished-filesystem/archive.org

default in openSUSE

https://microos.opensuse.org/archive.org

zfs[edit]

stratis is not in Debian afaik.

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=934303archive.org

But there's some stuff about "plain" ZFS.

https://wiki.debian.org/ZFSarchive.org

Says ZFS is Oracle and I am not amazed by how Oracle maintains VirtualBox.

Also ZFS is not going to be mainlined in Linux due to licensing issues.

https://www.theregister.com/2020/01/13/zfs_linux/archive.org

https://packages.debian.org/source/bookworm/zfs-linuxarchive.org

DKMS...

There is also OpenZFS but apparently not in Debian.

Footnotes[edit]


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