[lxc-users] OT: Btrfs or ZFS

jjs - mainphrame jjs at mainphrame.com
Wed Apr 20 23:55:49 UTC 2016

I can tell you that when I tried btrfs in good faith, I was faced with
bugs that kept lxc from working correctly. Simply moving /var to ext4
fixed everything. I haven't tried zfs yet, but it ought to be very
well supported for lxc.


On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 4:50 PM, 술욱 <nbensa+lxcusers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> What do you, users and devs, prefer, Btrfs or ZFS?
> My current setup is 2TB md raid1, Ext4. I was going to format Btrfs
> next weekend, but after reading the following link, I'm not so sure:
> https://insights.ubuntu.com/2016/02/16/zfs-is-the-fs-for-containers-in-ubuntu-16-04/
> Is there any preference in the LXC community on Btrfs vs ZFS?
> Are both FS well supported on LXC?
> Does any of these FS have LXC features the other one doesn't?
> I know this is a little off-topic but I don't know where else to ask
> for specific LXC features and/or preferences on FS.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Norberto
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