Installation:

  • in installation summary go to the “System – installation destination”
  • in “other storage Options” check “I will configure partitioning”
  • click “Done” on the top – you will get new screen “manual partitioning”
  • choose “btrfs”
  • click “create partitions automaticaly”
    • /home will be created as btrfs
    • root / can be set to btrfs
    • /boot filesystem cannot be btrfs – it must stay as “standard partitioning – xfs”
    • also /swap leave as “standard partition – swap”
  • click “Done” – you will get new window “summary of changes” – click “Accept Changes”
  • After configuring remaining sections on “installation summary” page you can click “Begin Installation” bellow
  • Installation then continues as usually – in “Configuration” page set “User settings”

Check filesystems:

  • using command: df -T
[root@cos7btrfs ~]# df -T
Filesystem     Type     1K-blocks    Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda3      btrfs    120203264 3976884 114595468   4% /
devtmpfs       devtmpfs   2442516       0   2442516   0% /dev
tmpfs          tmpfs      2457224      88   2457136   1% /dev/shm
tmpfs          tmpfs      2457224    8912   2448312   1% /run
tmpfs          tmpfs      2457224       0   2457224   0% /sys/fs/cgroup
/dev/sda3      btrfs    120203264 3976884 114595468   4% /home
/dev/sda1      xfs         508588  196380    312208  39% /boot
tmpfs          tmpfs       491448       8    491440   1% /run/user/0
/dev/sr0       iso9660      57632   57632         0 100% /run/media/root/VBOXADDITIONS_5.0.14_105127
  • using command: mount
[root@cos7btrfs ~]# mount|grep "^/dev"
/dev/sda3 on / type btrfs (rw,relatime,seclabel,space_cache)
/dev/sda3 on /home type btrfs (rw,relatime,seclabel,space_cache)
/dev/sda1 on /boot type xfs (rw,relatime,seclabel,attr2,inode64,noquota)
/dev/sr0 on /run/media/root/VBOXADDITIONS_5.0.14_105127 type iso9660 (ro,nosuid,nodev,relatime,uid=0,gid=0,iocharset=utf8,mode=0400,dmode=0500,uhelper=udisks2)