Is there any highly compressed filesystems [like squashfs] supported directedly by FreeBSD?

Sherry Zhang yuleopen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 16:11:08 UTC 2006


thx, I'll man it:)

On 10/31/06, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
>
> "Sherry Zhang" <yuleopen at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > 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
> ago
> > 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
> by
> > FreeBSD are perferred] ? Which one is better [I mean compression rate] ?
> Can
> > anyone gives me a hint?
>
> geom_uzip(4)
>


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