Get Started With the Btrfs File System on Oracle Linux

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Description

Learn how to use the Btrfs file system on Oracle Linux, including btrfs commands to perform common administrative Btrfs tasks.

Lab Overview

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.

Lab Objectives

  • 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

Intended Audience

  • 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.

Changelog

Sep 29, 2021 - Initial version
Feb 8, 2022 - Updated for new Oracle Linux Training standards
Jul 7, 2022 - Updated hostname reference

Difficulty
Intermediate
Time Limit
1 hour


Views
358

Students
45


Authors
Oracle Linux
Linux OS and Virtualization Engineering



Topics
Oracle LinuxBtrfsFile Systems
2022-10-04T19:46:56.422Z