Fwd: XO-1.5 image has more size than XO-1.0 with the same software

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Fri Jun 1 14:11:02 EDT 2012


On Fri, Jun 01 2012, Daniel Drake wrote:
>> Can I compress for XO-1.5 ?
> If you switch to a filesystem that supports it, yes. btrfs would be one option.
> Note that this will kill performance.

And reliability.  :-)

(Before Linux 3.4, btrfs' preferred method of dealing with a detected
filesystem inconsistency was to BUG() and hang the system, rather than
go read-only or fix the problem.)

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>   <http://printf.net/>
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