[CentOS] CentOS and LessFS

Nataraj incoming-centos at rjl.com
Tue Jan 17 07:55:42 UTC 2012

On 01/16/2012 03:50 PM, Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
> Hi All:
> We have been looking at implementing deduplication on a backup server.
> >From what I have been able to find the available documentation is
> pretty thin. I ended up trying to install LessFS on this CentOS 5.7
> box but we have now encountered problems with fuse version.
> Has anyone out there been able to get LessFS running on CentOS 5.7 and
> can provide some pointers?
> If not LessFS can you suggest an alternate deduplication software?
> Regards, Hugh
The ZFSonlinux project from LLNL looks promising (native mode kernel
implementation, pool version 28), although the version that supports
mountable filesystems is still in the RC stage.  I would want some solid
testing before deploying in a backup system.



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