FreeBSD 7.1 Content

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Thu Sep 4 13:07:34 UTC 2008

On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Vincent Hoffman wrote:
> Actually FreeBSD does support a compressed (read only) filesystem,
> geom_uzip(4) This is used by freesbie if I remember rightly.
> However it does mean you cannot just mount and browse the install cd
> with the generic kernel, and I'd guess it bumps up the base system
> requirements.

You could, because geom_uzip is a module :)

That said you _would_ duplicate things because what is on the live disk 
is not in a form suitable for pkg_add'ing to the installed system.

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