Subject: Re: [plug] compressed linux filesystem?
User-Agent: Mutt/1.4i
From: Rick Moen
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 01:50:17 -0700

Quoting Gerald Timothy Quimpo (

> i know this seems perverse, but is there a compressed filesystem
> for linux? i'm on a notebook, space is limited, and i'm doing
> some things which involve pretty large files. and a 30Gig
> notebook drive is not in the works.

They exist, but are obscure and somewhat difficult to track down. (portions concerning JFFS2) (cloop) (zisofs)

Good luck. The information on most of those is sparse, and it's obvious
that many are aimed at boot images (and consequently, some are

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