Linux Storage News Archives
EXT4 Patch For Statx Support

The statx system call was added to Linux 4.11 for providing enhanced file stats. While the statx() system call is in place for Linux 4.11, not all of the file-systems yet support it.

16 March 2017 - statx - 20 Comments
EXT4, Fscrypt Updates For Linux 4.11

Ted Ts'o sent out today the feature updates for the EXT4 file-system for the Linux 4.11 merge window as well as the fscrypt file-system encryption code.

20 February 2017 - Linux 4.11 EXT4 - 2 Comments
Btrfs RAID5/RAID6 Support Finally Get Fixed

Over the summer we wrote about Btrfs RAID 5/6 code was found to be unsafe and likely would need a rewrite. Months later, patches have finally emerged to fix the faulty Btrfs RAID 5/6 code.

16 November 2016 - Btrfs RAID - 12 Comments
UBIFS Working On File Encryption Support

Following EXT4 file-system encryption and F2FS per-file encryption support, the UBIFS file-system is also bringing in encryption support built off this fscrypto framework used by EXT4/F2FS.

23 October 2016 - UBIFS File Encryption - 2 Comments

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