BTRFS, mount options and virtual machines: an in-depth look

Written by Gionatan Danti on . Posted in Linux & Unix

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Windows 7 x64 install time

Lets begin with a simple test: Windows 7 x64 installation time (phase1): 


BTRFS Windows 7 install time

 I included EXT4 also scores to have a reference. As you can see, with cache=none BTRFS is quite slow; however, start using some cache (cache=writeback) and installation time returns to normal values.

Anyway, I did not expect extreme differences in this synchronized-write bound test. Lets see if a more specific test shows some greater variations.


#1 CSRedRat 2013-11-13 16:32
Btrfs is great!

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