F2FS is the Flash-Friendly File-System for Linux developed by Samsung and part of the mainline Linux kernel. F2FS is designed for delivering maximum file-system performance on flash-based storage devices.

F2FS Articles & Reviews

exFAT File-System Performance On Linux 5.9   Software   2020-11-10
XFS / EXT4 / Btrfs / F2FS / NILFS2 Performance On Linux 5.8   Storage   2020-07-03
The New Features Of The Linux 5.7 Kernel: Tiger Lake Graphics Stable, New exFAT, Zstd F2FS, Performance   Software   2020-04-12
F2FS vs. EXT4 File-System Performance With Intel's Clear Linux   Operating Systems   2020-03-06
Linux 5.5 SSD RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Benchmarks Of Btrfs / EXT4 / F2FS / XFS   Software   2020-01-27
Benchmarking The Experimental Bcachefs File-System Against Btrfs, EXT4, F2FS, XFS & ZFS   Storage   2019-06-25
Optane SSD RAID Performance With ZFS On Linux, EXT4, XFS, Btrfs, F2FS   Storage   2019-06-20
Running The Flash-Friendly File-System On A Hard Drive? Benchmarks Of F2FS On An HDD   Computers   2019-01-28
Linux 5.0 File-System Benchmarks: Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. XFS   Storage   2019-01-07
Reiser4 File-System Benchmarks With Linux 4.17   Storage   2018-07-02
Bcachefs Linux File-System Benchmarks vs. Btrfs, EXT4, F2FS, XFS   Storage   2018-05-30
Linux RAID Performance On Dual NVMe SSDs   Storage   2018-03-30
Linux 4.16 File-System HDD & SSD Tests With EXT4/F2FS/Btrfs/XFS   Storage   2018-03-26
EXT4 vs. XFS vs. Btrfs vs. F2FS With Linux 4.15 Comparing KPTI/Retpoline   Storage   2018-01-20
Linux 4.14 File-System Benchmarks: Btrfs, EXT4, F2FS, XFS   Software   2017-11-18
Linux RAID Performance On NVMe M.2 SSDs   Storage   2017-09-16
Btrfs / EXT4 / F2FS / XFS Benchmarks On The Linux 4.12 Kernel   Storage   2017-05-20
Btrfs vs. F2FS Multi-SSD Performance On Linux 4.11   Storage   2017-05-01
Testing F2FS With Its Multi-Drive Capabilities   Storage   2017-04-25
Linux 4.11 File-System Tests: EXT4, F2FS, XFS & Btrfs   Storage   2017-04-23
EXT4 / F2FS / Btrfs / XFS On Early Linux 4.10 Kernel   Storage   2016-12-30
Btrfs Mount Option Benchmarks With The Linux 4.9 Kernel   Storage   2016-12-19
EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & F2FS On Linux 4.6 Through 4.9   Storage   2016-12-17
Linux 4.4 To 4.7 - EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. Btrfs Benchmarks   Storage   2016-08-03
Corsair USB 3.0 Flash Voyager Drives: EXT4 vs. NTFS vs. Btrfs vs. F2FS   Storage   2016-04-26
Some Quick Tests With ZFS, F2FS, Btrfs & Friends On Linux 4.4   Software   2016-01-20
Linux 4.3 File-System Comparison With Btrfs, EXT4, XFS, F2FS   Software   2015-11-03
Trying Out Linux File-Systems With The 4.2 Kernel On A USB Flash Drive   Storage   2015-08-14
6-Way File-System Comparison On The Linux 4.1 Kernel   Software   2015-07-02
Linux 4.0 SSD EXT4 / Btrfs / XFS / F2FS Benchmarks   Software   2015-04-12
Linux 3.19 File-System Tests Of EXT4, Btrfs, XFS & F2FS   Software   2015-02-10
Linux 3.18 File-System Performance Minimally Changed But Possible Regressions   Software   2014-11-18
Intel 120GB 530 Series SSD Linux Performance   Storage   2014-11-07
Btrfs/EXT4/XFS/F2FS RAID 0/1/5/6/10 Linux Benchmarks On Four SSDs   Storage   2014-11-06
EXT4/Btrfs/XFS/F2FS Benchmarks On Linux 3.17   Software   2014-09-24
Linux 3.15 SSD File-System Benchmarks   Software   2014-05-08
Linux 3.14 Kernel File-System SSD Benchmarks   Software   2014-02-25
8-Way Linux 3.13 File-System Benchmarks   Storage   2014-01-08
File-Systems Appear To Slowdown On Linux 3.13 Kernel   Software   2013-12-10
Linux 3.12 Kernel To Bring Faster File-Systems   Software   2013-10-04
10-Way Linux File-System Comparison On Linux 3.10   Software   2013-08-08
Btrfs Mount Option Performance Tuning On Linux 3.11   Software   2013-07-21
Linux 3.11 File-System Performance: EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, F2FS   Software   2013-07-20
Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs. XFS vs. F2FS On Linux 3.10   Software   2013-05-17
F2FS File-System Shows Regressions On Linux 3.10   Software   2013-05-13
HDD & SSD File-System Benchmarks On Linux 3.9 Kernel   Storage   2013-03-20
F2FS Results Mixed Against Microsoft's exFAT On Linux   Software   2013-03-06
F2FS Benchmarks From USB Flash Storage   Storage   2013-03-03
NILFS2: A Slow But Dependable Linux File-System   Software   2013-02-24
F2FS File-System Runs Great On SDHC Storage   Software   2013-02-21
F2FS File-System Shows Hope, Runs Against Btrfs & EXT4   Software   2013-02-18

F2FS Linux & Open-Source News

XFS & F2FS Changes Are Tame For Linux 6.1   Linux Storage   2022-10-16
Linux 6.1 Should Be Very Exciting With Rust, AMD PMF, MGLRU & Other Changes Expected   Linux Kernel   2022-10-02
F2FS Preparing Support For Atomic Replace   Linux Storage   2022-09-28
F2FS Low-Memory Mode, Atomic Write Improvements For Linux 6.0   Linux Storage   2022-08-12
Experimental Patches Updated Working On FSCRYPT Encryption For Btrfs   Linux Storage   2022-07-24
F2FS File-System Driver Preparing A Low-Memory Mode   Linux Storage   2022-06-27
F2FS Enhancements Land In Linux 5.19   Linux Storage   2022-06-01
Linux FAT File Creation/Birth Time Reporting, Proposal For Statx I/O Alignment Info   Linux Storage   2022-05-19
Linux 5.18 Moves Ahead With Deprecating ReiserFS   Linux Storage   2022-03-26
F2FS With Linux 5.18 Boasts Performance Improvements, Faster Recovery After Power-Cut   Linux Storage   2022-03-22
FSCRYPT Adding Direct I/O Support For Encrypted Files In Linux 5.18   Linux Storage   2022-03-21
The Most Interesting New Features Of Linux 5.17 - Intel & AMD Continue With Big Changes   Linux Kernel   2022-03-10
F2FS File-System Adding Support For IDMAPPED Mounts   Linux Storage   2022-02-13
F2FS With Linux 5.17 Makes Some Performance Improvements   Linux Storage   2022-01-19
Linux 5.17: Quicker Mount Times For XFS, Few New Features For EXT4   Linux Storage   2022-01-12
Linux 5.17 To Bring AMD P-State, Many AMD & Intel Improvements, New Optimizations   Linux Kernel   2022-01-08
EXT4 Finally Picking Up Support For The Common Get/Set Label Ioctls   Linux Storage   2022-01-06
Modernized Zstd Merged Into Linux 5.16 For Much Greater Performance   Linux Kernel   2021-11-13
F2FS With Linux 5.16 Will Let You Intentionally Fragment The Disk   Linux Storage   2021-11-11
Updated Zstd Planned For Linux 5.16 With Better Performance   Linux Kernel   2021-10-05
F2FS Sees More Performance Work For Linux 5.15   Linux Storage   2021-09-05
The New NTFS File-System Driver Has Been Submitted For Linux 5.15   Linux Storage   2021-09-03
Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14 & More Excitement From August   Phoronix   2021-09-01
Btrfs Adds Degenerate RAID Support, Performance Improvements With Linux 5.15   Linux Storage   2021-08-31
Linux 5.14 SSD Benchmarks With Btrfs vs. EXT4 vs. F2FS vs. XFS   Linux Storage   2021-08-27
Btrfs Picking Up FS-VERITY Support, Other Improvements With Linux 5.15   Linux Storage   2021-07-28
F2FS Brings Compression Improvements To Linux 5.14   Linux Storage   2021-07-07
Linux 5.14 Set To See Many New Features, New GPU Support, Other Exciting Changes   Linux Kernel   2021-06-26
F2FS Picking Up "compress_cache" Feature With Linux 5.14   Linux Storage   2021-06-12
Linux 5.14 To Support F2FS Read-Only Feature   Linux Storage   2021-05-25
F2FS Adds New Mount Options With Linux 5.13, Other Improvements   Linux Storage   2021-05-04
Linux 5.13 To Allow Zstd Compressed Modules, Zstd Update Pending With Faster Performance   Linux Kernel   2021-05-03
EXT4 With Linux 5.13 Looks Like It Will Support Casefolding With Encryption Enabled   Linux Storage   2021-04-11
F2FS With Linux 5.12 Lets You Configure The Zstd/LZ4 Compression Ratio   Linux Storage   2021-02-18
There Are Big Changes On The Horizon With Linux 5.12   Linux Kernel   2021-02-14
GNU Parted 3.4 Released With Support For F2FS File-System   GNU   2021-01-28
GNOME 40 Will Finally Show File Creation Times Within Its File Manager   GNOME   2021-01-12
F2FS With Linux 5.12 To Allow Configuring Compression Level   Linux Storage   2021-01-12
Linux NVMe Simple-Copy Support Inches Closer To The Kernel   Linux Kernel   2021-01-04
Some Linux/Open-Source Letdowns Last For Years   Free Software   2021-01-01
Happy New Year! A Look Back At The Most Popular Phoronix Content Of 2020   Phoronix   2020-12-31
Linux 5.10.3 Released - Fixes Possibility Of Duplicate Encrypted Filenames   Linux Kernel   2020-12-26
FUSE, OverlayFS, Ceph Ready With Improvements For Linux 5.11   Linux Storage   2020-12-19
F2FS Continues Furthering Its Encryption, Per-File Data Compression Capabilities   Linux Storage   2020-12-19
Mageia 8 Beta 2 Released With A Platter Of Updated Packages   Operating Systems   2020-12-13
Some Of The Features You Can Expect To See With Linux 5.11: Lots From AMD, Intel   Linux Kernel   2020-12-11
NVMe "Simple Copy" Offloaded Copy Support Being Prepared For The Linux Kernel   Linux Storage   2020-12-07
F2FS Proposal Adds Support For LZ4HC Compression   Linux Storage   2020-12-01
F2FS With Linux 5.11 To Support Casefolding With Encryption   Linux Storage   2020-11-22
Mageia 8 Linux OS Is Inching Closer To Release   Operating Systems   2020-11-13
F2FS With Linux 5.10 Brings Many Improvements And A Few More Features   Linux Storage   2020-10-15
Google Is Adding Support For Metadata Encryption To F2FS   Linux Storage   2020-10-06
The Most Prominent Linux 5.9 Kernel Features From AMD RDNA 2 To Battling Nefarious Shims   Linux Kernel   2020-10-04
Intel mOS, Torvalds Commentary, Intel Gen12 Graphics, Zen 2 "XT" CPUs Topped Q3   Phoronix   2020-09-29
Linux Receiving Generic Casefolding Implementation For File-Systems   Linux Storage   2020-08-31
ATGC Could Come In Linux 5.10 For F2FS, Much Faster Decompression Speeds Too   Linux Storage   2020-08-23
OpenZFS File-System Merges Support For Using Zstd Compression   Linux Storage   2020-08-22
F2FS With Linux 5.9 Adds Secure TRIM, New Garbage Collection Option   Linux Storage   2020-08-11
Mageia 8 Beta 1 Released With Many Improvements   Operating Systems   2020-08-07
FSCRYPT Inline Encryption Ready To Offer Better Performance On Modern SoCs   Linux Storage   2020-08-03
Linux 5.8 Released With AMD Energy Driver, F2FS LZO-RLE, IBM POWER10 Booting   Linux Kernel   2020-08-02
Changes Expected For The Linux 5.9 Kernel From Intel DG1 To AMD Navi 2 To New CPU Capabilities   Linux Kernel   2020-08-02
Rust Maybe Coming To The Linux Kernel, Other Open-Source Milestones For July   Phoronix   2020-08-02
Eight Great Features Of Linux 5.8   Linux Kernel   2020-07-31
F2FS Preparing To Introduce New "Secure Erase" Functionality   Linux Storage   2020-07-14
"ATGC" Aims To Offer Greater Garbage Collection Efficiency For F2FS   Linux Storage   2020-07-07
F2FS Improvements Sent In For Linux 5.8 With LZO-RLE, New Compression Knobs   Linux Storage   2020-06-10
Linux 5.7 Kernel Released With New Apple Driver, Official Intel Gen12 Graphics   Linux Kernel   2020-05-31
The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To Official Tiger Lake Graphics   Linux Kernel   2020-05-29
Zstd Compression Under Review For OpenZFS   Linux Storage   2020-05-17
Linux 5.8's Multi-Queue Block Code Plumbed To Support Inline Encryption   Linux Storage   2020-05-15
FSCRYPT Inline Encryption Still Being Prepared For The Linux Kernel   Linux Storage   2020-05-04
F2FS Added Zstd Compression With Linux 5.7 While Now is Working On LZO-RLE   Linux Storage   2020-04-16
LOOPFS File-System Proposed For Linux   Linux Storage   2020-04-08
F2FS Introduces Zstd Compression Support With The Linux 5.7 Kernel   Linux Storage   2020-04-07
Apple Using Rust, exFAT, Ryzen Laptops, Ubuntu 20.04 Advances + Other Hits From March   Phoronix   2020-03-31
The Best Features Of The Linux 5.6 Kernel From WireGuard To Y2038 Compatibility To USB4   Linux Kernel   2020-03-28
Some Of The Features To Look Forward To With Linux 5.7   Linux Kernel   2020-03-27
FSCRYPT Inline Encryption Revised For Better Encryption Performance On Modern SoCs   Linux Storage   2020-03-27
F2FS File-System Adding Zstd Compression Support In Linux 5.7   Linux Storage   2020-03-23
Linux's FSCRYPT Working On Encryption + Case-Insensitive Support   Linux Storage   2020-02-22
F2FS Root File-System Support For Clear Linux Appears To Be Coming   Clear Linux   2020-02-14
Western Digital Proposes Zonefs File-System For Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-09
FS-VERITY Seeing Performance Enhancements With Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-02-02
Kernel Talk, AMD Hardware + Other Popular Linux Topics Of January   Phoronix   2020-02-01
F2FS Experimental Compression Is Ready For Extending Flash Storage Life   Linux Storage   2020-01-31
Linux 5.6 Is Looking Like It Will Be Spectacular With A Long List Of Features   Linux Kernel   2020-01-26
Western Digital's Zonefs File-System Looks Like It Could Be Ready To Land With Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2020-01-16
Fedora 32 Greenlit For Enabling FSTRIM Support By Default   Fedora   2020-01-13
Debian Enabling Support For Booting From Root F2FS File-Systems   Debian   2020-01-11
Linux 5.6 Is Going To Be A Prominent Kernel With Features From USB4 To WireGuard   Linux Kernel   2020-01-06
Happy New Year + A Look Back At The Most Popular Linux Content Of 2019   Phoronix   2019-12-31
Reiser5 File-System In Development - Adds Local Volumes With Parallel Scaling Out   Linux Storage   2019-12-31
Western Digital Has Been Developing A New Linux File-System: Zonefs   Linux Storage   2019-12-25
FSCRYPT's Inline Encryption Support Updated For Possible Inclusion In Linux 5.6   Linux Storage   2019-12-24
F2FS Data Compression Using LZO/LZ4 + Selective File Extension Handling To Land In 2020   Linux Storage   2019-12-23
Fedora Looking At Finally Enabling FSTRIM By Default In Fedora 32   Fedora   2019-12-20
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of This Decade   Phoronix   2019-12-11
F2FS File-System Gets More Fixes With Linux 5.5   Linux Storage   2019-12-05
The Exciting Linux 5.4 Changes From exFAT Support To Intel Tiger Lake Graphics   Linux Kernel   2019-11-17
Reiser4 File-System Is Still Ticking In 2019 - Now Updated For Linux 5.3 Compatibility   Linux Storage   2019-11-10
FSCRYPT Inline Encryption Readied Ahead Of Linux 5.5 Kernel For EXT4 + F2FS   Linux Storage   2019-10-27
F2FS File-System Seeing LZO/LZ4 Compression Support   Linux Storage   2019-10-24
F2FS Linux 5.4 Changes Sent In With Case-Insensitivity, Get/Set Label Support   Linux Storage   2019-09-21
Improved Fscrypt Sent In For Linux 5.4 To Offer Better Native File Encryption Handling   Linux Storage   2019-09-18
Google's FS-VERITY File Authentication Called For Inclusion In Linux 5.4 Kernel   Google   2019-09-16
Linux 5.4 Cycle To Begin With exFAT Driver, EPYC Improvements & New GPU Support   Linux Kernel   2019-09-15
F2FS Will Have Faster Case-Insensitive Lookups With Linux 5.4   Linux Storage   2019-09-11
Linux 5.3 Is Near With Radeon RX 5700 Support, Speed Select & MBP Keyboard/Trackpad   Linux Kernel   2019-09-08
Reiser4 File-System Port Updated For The Linux 5.1 + Linux 5.2 Kernels   Linux Storage   2019-08-13
Improved Fscrypt File Encryption Handling Aims For Linux 5.4   Linux Storage   2019-08-11
F2FS Case-Insensitive Support Is Pending Ahead Of The Linux 5.4 Kernel   Linux Storage   2019-08-09
F2FS Is The Latest Linux File-System With Patches For Case-Insensitive Support   Linux Storage   2019-07-18
F2FS Gains Native SWAP File Support, Other Improvements   Linux Storage   2019-07-12
Radeon Graphics, Zombieload & Kernel Changes Intrigued Open-Source Fans In H1-2019   Phoronix   2019-07-09
GRUB 2.04 Bootloader Released With RISC-V Support, Native UEFI Secure Boot, Btrfs RAID   GNU   2019-07-05
Ubuntu Drama, Clear Linux Speed & WSL2 Sparked Lots Of Interest In June   Phoronix   2019-07-01
GParted 1.0 Released With Gtkmm 3 Port, F2FS Support   GNOME   2019-05-29
GParted 1.0 Release Approaching For Linux Partition Editor - Live 1.0 Beta Released   GNOME   2019-05-23
F2FS For Linux 5.2 Sees Better SMR Drive Support, Various Fixes   Linux Storage   2019-05-15
Reiser4 Brought To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Storage   2019-04-13
GRUB 2.04 Release Candidate Brings Globs Of New Features   GNU   2019-04-09
Radeon VII & Linux 5.0 Excited Open-Source Enthusiasts In Q1   Free Software   2019-03-30
F2FS Continues Getting More Fixes As It Rolls Out To More Devices   Linux Storage   2019-03-14
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2019-02-22
FS-VERITY Updated For Read-Only, File-Based Authenticity Protection On EXT4/F2FS   Linux Storage   2019-02-19
OpenSUSE Looking At Blacklisting Legacy & Less Secure File-Systems   SUSE   2019-02-09
Linux 5.0, RTX 2060, ZoL & Other Topics Dominating Discussions For January   Phoronix   2019-02-01
Linux 4.20.1 Kernel Released With Various Fixes   Linux Kernel   2019-01-09
Another Attempt At Adding Encryption Support To Btrfs   Linux Storage   2019-01-09
Fscrypt's Adiantum Sent In For Linux 4.21 For Speedy Disk Encryption On Low-End Hardware   Linux Storage   2019-01-06
Open-Source / Linux Letdowns For 2018   Free Software   2018-12-31
F2FS Gets More Fixes In Linux 4.21 With The File-System Now Supported By Google's Pixel   Linux Storage   2018-12-28
Adiantum & Streebog Sent In For Linux 4.21 Along With Various Crypto Performance Boosts   Linux Kernel   2018-12-26
Linux 4.21 Is Going To Be A Big Release To Jump-Start The New Year   Linux Kernel   2018-12-22
The Most Notable New Features Of The Linux 4.20 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2018-12-20
Adiantum File-System Encryption Support Ready For Linux 4.21   Linux Storage   2018-12-10
Adiantum Queued Ahead Of Linux 4.21 As Google's Speck Replacement   Linux Kernel   2018-11-29
Adiantum Is Taking Shape As Google's Speck Replacement For Low-End Device Encryption   Linux Storage   2018-11-05
Google Volleys Latest FS-VERITY Code For Transparent Integrity/Authenticity Of Files   Google   2018-11-02
The Many Interesting Changes & Features So Far For Linux 4.20 (Or Perhaps Linux 5.0)   Linux Kernel   2018-10-29
XFS & EXT4 Offer Up Modest Changes For Linux 4.20~5.0   Linux Storage   2018-10-25
F2FS Offers Up New Features For Linux 4.20/5.0   Linux Storage   2018-10-24
The Biggest Features Of Linux 4.19: Intel/AMD, CoC, 802.11ax, EROFS, GPS & GASKET   Linux Kernel   2018-10-16
UBIFS & OverlayFS Updates Hit The Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Storage   2018-08-23
F2FS Enables Discard By Default, Performance Enhancements   Linux Storage   2018-08-22
F2FS In Linux 4.19 Will Fix Big Performance Issue For Multi-Threaded Reads   Linux Storage   2018-08-12
EROFS File-System Merged Ahead Of Linux 4.19 Kernel   Linux Storage   2018-07-30
Reiser4 Ported To The Linux 4.17 Kernel   Linux Storage   2018-06-28
F2FS File-System Gets Discard Improvements, Nobarrier Fsync Mode For Linux 4.18   Linux Storage   2018-06-11