Is there any highly compressed filesystems [like squashfs]
supported directedly by FreeBSD?
yuleopen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 15:58:28 UTC 2006
thx for reply, I think it use cloop. and I know how to mount cloop in
just mount -t cloop will do . but how can I do it in freebsd?
On 10/30/06, Vince <jhary at unsane.co.uk> wrote:
> Sherry Zhang wrote:
> > Hi,all:
> > We built a software for GNU/Linux system and use squashfs file system to
> > fit
> > 1.5G files into a single CD. to use the CD, just
> > mount -o loop /dev/cdrom /mnt
> > mount -o loop -t squashfs /mnt/file.squash /the/path
> > will do the job.
> > Now we also want include the BSD binary. I switched to freebsd 2 weeks
> > and do not know anything abount it. so I want to ask is there any highly
> > compressed filesystem like cramfs or squashfs [we think a live CD should
> > not
> > ask a user to install any software, so filesystems directedly supported
> > FreeBSD are perferred] ? Which one is better [I mean compression rate] ?
> > Can
> > anyone gives me a hint?
> I think you want mkuzip (and geom_uzip) have a read on man mkuzip and
> see what you think. Not sure how good the compression is though. Might
> be worth talking to the freesbie people (http://www.freesbie.org/) as i
> think they may use this and they're the FreeBSD liveCD experts ;)
> > Thank you
> > Sherry Zhang
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