Error-Fixing Btrfs FSCK Tool Is Imminent

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An fsck utility capable of fixing problems on the Btrfs file-system is imminent. Plus other features continue to be worked on for this next-generation, open-source Linux file-system.

Chris Mason, the Oracle employee who's been the lead developer of Btrfs, was one of the presenters this past weekend in Los Angeles at the SCALE 10x conference. Chris was obviously presenting on Btrfs.

In his hour-long talk, Chris went over the state of Btrfs, some of the features, performance, and contrasting this promising file-system to the other Linux file-systems (namely EXT4 and XFS).

During the talk,