Re: Disk Compression

Keith Rohrer (
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 15:29:24 -0600

arnal wrote:
> William Sowerbutts wrote:
> > Has anyone written a disk compression system for Linux? Ideally, I'd like
> > to be able to mount a compressed ext2 filesystem from a hard disk into my
> > filesystem as usual. The root FS needn't be compressed.
> I was using this patch on Kernel 1.2.13. It was working very well.
> But I don't know if someone rewrite it for kernel 2.0. May ask
> to the author.
> Title: double: on-the-fly disk compression driver for Linux
If nothing else, the device number wasn't registered and conflicts with
the Cyclades driver in the main distribution.