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    SubjectRe: BTRFS partition usage...
    From: Jan Engelhardt <>
    Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 15:00:20 +0100 (CET)

    > Something looks wrong here. Why would btrfs need to zero at all?

    So that existing superblocks on the partition won't
    be interpreted as correct by other filesystems. It's
    a safety measure many mkfs programs use.

    > Superblock at 0, and done. Just like xfs.

    No, we won't do stupid things like that and make an entire
    cylinder of our disks unusable. See my other reply.

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