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    Installing Fedora 36 with separate "\home": Should I use which FileSystem, ext4 or btrfs ?

    Hello, I intend to install Fedora Workstation 36 with a separate home partition. I have a 120GB SSD, a 1TB HDD, and 8GB RAM, so I am thinking of doing the partitioning as follows: SDD: \efi (± 500MB) \ (the rest) HDD: \swap (± 4GB) \home (1TB) (swap is on HDD because Fedora uses now zram, so...
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    Format partition as ext4 and setting overhead to 0%

    Need to format an external hard drive partition. It's not a system drive/partition so no system log files will be written to it. (who uses an external hard drive to write system log files anyway?) By default when you format a partition as ext4, the system reserves 5% of the disk space. So, only...
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    Un-reserving 5% Reserved space in non-root filesystem

    I understand that by default, newly created filesystems will be created with 5% of the space allocated for root. I also know you can change the defined space with: tune2fs -m 1 /dev/sdXY Is this reserved space make sense for external drives. We have 3.4 TB harddrives in our production cluster...
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    Copy-on-write error correcting file systems

    I have been using BTRFS RAID 1 for data and meta-data with two hard disk drives for a while now. This set up is on my network storage server. My desktops simply runs ext4 (not a fan of LVM yet). I am using two 1TB HDD totalling 1TB capacity (no surprises as using RAID 1); if I was to add...
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