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f2fs support as a root fs during installation #1522
I agree, this is for me the last 'papercut' issue I have with Clear Linux. Benchmarks have shown that in raw performance ext4 is competitive, albeit still slower.
With the biggest advantage is that f2fs has a significantly faster application start-up time over other file-systems. And it was an average of 28% faster than ext4, calculated from a geometric mean over different workloads, according to Phoronix benchmarks done on an Intel Optane 900 pci-e nvme.
It wouldn't make sense to switch the default of course, but for the advanced user the installer should allow both ext4 and f2fs if used with manual partitioning.
It seems to be an easy performance win for SSD users to allow the option, especially considering that Clear Linux prides itself on speed and high performance.