The XFS filesystem is a high-performance journaling filesystem. It is ACL (POSIX) compliant for use with Linux.
File systems ---> <*> XFS filesystem support
File systems ---> [*] XFS Quota support [*] XFS POSIX ACL support [*] XFS Realtime subvolume support [ ] XFS Verbose Warnings [ ] XFS Debugging support
The sys-fs/xfsprogs package is needed for XFS userspace utilities:
emerge --ask sys-fs/xfsprogs
Mount XFS filesystems with the mount command.
To schedule removal at the next emerge --depclean run:
emerge --ask --deselect sys-fs/xfsprogs
- FAT — originally created for use with MS-DOS (and later pre-NT Microsoft Windows)
- Ext4 — an open source disk filesystem and most recent version of the extended series of filesystems.
- Btrfs — a copy-on-write (CoW) filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while focusing on fault tolerance, repair, and easy administration.