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Re: New laptop: need advice on choice of file system types




On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 11:36 PM Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> Tom Browder composed on 2019-04-12 09:50 (UTC-0500):
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> > I have used ext4 for many years while I have been watching zfs and
> > btrfs being developed. I am now considering using one or both on at
> > least one partion during my upcoming new Debian installation.
>
> Because of its snapshotting, BTRFS requires considerably more space than older
> filesystems, as much as double.

A btrfs snapshot takes approximately zero space. Where did you get
this idea from?