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The joys of btrfs and OpenSuSE – or “no space left on device”

March 13th, 2012 29 comments

At one point during the installation of OpenSuSE 12.1 on my Thinkpad I got a little adventurous and selected “btrfs” as the file system of choice. I wanted to have one large partition, but usually like /home to be apart from the rest so that I can keep all my data while doing a reinstall, upgrade or whatever. btrfs seemed a great choice to combine the two as it supports “subvolumes” which can be handled almost like own file systems. Read more…

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