KHB: A Filesystems reading list
Posted Aug 22, 2006 18:27 UTC (Tue) by plougher
In reply to: KHB: A Filesystems reading list
Parent article: KHB: A Filesystems reading list
>Couldn't we be using some variation of jffs2 for CD+-RW/DVD+-RW? Maybe >with the help of FUSE, as the kernel doesn't know how to write to the >CD/DVD?
Try squashfs - this is a compressed filesystem which is being used a lot for liveCDs. It also achieves better compression than JFFS2.
>It seems ideal for incremental backups, at least...
Squashfs is read-only, but it does support appending to the filesystem. This was added specifically to support incremental backups.
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