Learn how to use the Btrfs file system on Oracle Linux, including btrfs commands to perform common administrative Btrfs tasks.
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Provides an Oracle Linux system (ol-instance01) provisioned with the following:
- An oracle user account with sudo privileges on both nodes
- 4 block volumes attached to the instance
Note: When using the free lab environment, see Oracle Linux Lab Basics for connection and other usage instructions.
- Create a Btrfs file system on Oracle Linux 8
- Run basic Btrfs commands to perform tasks such as:
- Checking file system usage
- Extend the size of the file system
- Recover a missing device
- Test and see how the file system works
- Oracle Linux administrators intending to use the Btrfs file system on Oracle Linux 8 systems. However, the exercises in this lab apply to an Oracle Linux 8 instance in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Sep 29, 2021 - Initial version
Feb 8, 2022 - Updated for new Oracle Linux Training standards
Jul 7, 2022 - Updated hostname reference