On Mon, 2020-07-06 at 18:48 -0400, Gerald Henriksen wrote: > On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 14:24:37 -0400, you wrote: > > > On Wed, Jul 01, 2020 at 06:54:02AM +0000, Zbigniew J?drzejewski-Szmek wrote: > > > Making btrfs opt-in for F33 and (assuming the result go well) opt-out for > > > F34 > > > could be good option. I know technically it is already opt-in, but it's > > > not > > > very visible or popular. We could make the btrfs option more prominent and > > > ask people to pick it if they are ready to handle potential fallout. > > > > I'm leaning towards recommending this as well. I feel like we don't have > > good data to make a decision on -- the work that Red Hat did previously when > > making a decision was 1) years ago and 2) server-focused, and the Facebook > > production usage is encouraging but also not the same use case. I'm > > particularly concerned about metadata corruption fragility as noted in the > > Usenix paper. (It'd be nice if we could do something about that!) > > So if one has a spare partition to play with btrfs, is there an easy > way to install a second copy of Fedora without having the /boot/efi/ > entries overwrite the existing Fedora installation? Or fix it to have > 2 separate entries after the fact?
If you mean the EFI boot manager entry, just renaming the existing one something other than "Fedora" ought to do the trick, I think. So far as /boot/efi goes...well, you have two choices. You can have the two installs share one, or have two separate ones. I *think* both options at least in theory ought to work, I'm not sure if anyone's tested... -- Adam Williamson Fedora QA Community Monkey IRC: adamw | Twitter: AdamW_Fedora | XMPP: adamw AT happyassassin . net http://www.happyassassin.net _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct/ List Guidelines: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines List Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org