So i I am transitioning from Manjaro…my system has t 2TB NVME drives and I have installed EndeavourOS on the second NVME with BTRFS. I was running BTRFS on the Manjaro installation as well. If this was ext4 it would be an easy task of add the drive to my fstab. Since I have not done much with BTRFS other than base install and timeshift, I can I mount my old BTRFS as a data drive to auto mount without having to authenticate to access?
Appreciate the insight…
You can mount a btrfs partition the same way as any other partition. If you mount the root, you will see the old subvols under that.
Just mount it like this in
UUID=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx /media/myole-btrfs btrfs compress=zstd:1 0 0
@ivanhoe and @dalto thank you for the confirmation. What threw me was the subvol info…does that need to be maintained with the old mount info…i.e… subvol=/@xxx,defaults,noatime,compress=zstd 0 0
No, not unless you want to mount only the subvol. Without it, it will mount the default which should be the root of the drive.
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