Linux Mint 10 is the first version of Linux Mint with built-in support for the B-tree File System (btrfs). Btrfs is one of the newest file systems in the Linux kernel. It is a copy on write file system with the following features: snapshotting and writtable snapshots, object-level mirroring and stripping, file system compression, multi-device support, online and offline file system checking, etc.
Though it is now possible to install Linux Mint on a btrfs file system, you should be aware that it is still under heavy development and not yet ready for use on production systems.
If you, however, want to experience what btrfs has to offer, this article presents a step by step on how to install Linux Mint 10 on a btrfs file system.Full story »