Is it safe to use this now?
http://strugglers.net/~andy/blog/2017/01/10/xfs-reflinks-and-deduplication/ —This unsigned comment is by Xtf (talk) 09:47, 15 November 2017. Please sign your posts with ~~~~!
- Doesn't look very safe:
XFS (loop0): EXPERIMENTAL reflink feature enabled. Use at your own risk!
- That doesn't prevent adding instructions for this feature to the article. -- nl6720 (talk) 13:32, 16 November 2017 (UTC)
- See this thread, it gives an overview what needs to be done: https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-xfs/msg09845.html Patrakov (talk) 08:55, 17 December 2017 (UTC)
- It's marked stable as of kernel 4.16. Remove EXPERIMENTAL tags for reflink and rmapbt Ozz (talk) 12:06, 10 June 2018 (UTC)
Enable hardware accelerated CRC32C?
See Ext4#Enabling metadata checksums. Does the same apply to XFS?
- AFAIK the issue with ext4 is that it doesn't list the
crc32cmodule as a dependency, which means that it needs to be loaded manually. xfs has an explicit dependency on
libcrc32cmodule (which has a soft dependency on
crc32c) so manual module loading should not be required. -- nl6720 (talk) 10:07, 25 March 2018 (UTC)