[CentOS] SquashFS: how good is it?

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 15:45:21 EDT 2010


On Tue, 2010-10-12 at 15:28 -0400, Boris Epstein wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 3:02 PM, Chad Woolley <thewoolleyman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 12:44 PM, JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, 2010-10-12 at 14:37 -0400, Boris Epstein wrote:
> >>> Hello listmates,
> >>>
> >>> Have any of you used SquashFS?
> >>>
> >>> See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SquashFS
> >>>
> >>> We have tried it on small file sets, seems good but if you have
> >>> experience using it, especially to store/archive lage volumes of
> >>> files, please share your experience.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks.
> >> ---
> >> It is used in the making of Live CDs as in Linux.  CentOS Live CD 5 uses
> >
> > I was unable to mount it read/write, if that matters.  Error said it
> > could only be mounted read-only.
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> 
> Yes, SquassFS is a read-only FS. Which is fine for us as we intend to
> only use it for archiving purposes.
> 
> Boris.

I think you had better look else where for 4 tera bytes

John



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