Re: zstd kernel and initrd compression

From: Nick Terrell
Date: Wed Oct 04 2017 - 19:30:04 EST

On 10/4/17, 3:01 AM, "linux-kernel-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of Renà Rebe" <linux-kernel-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of rene@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed zstd compression was recently added for btrfs and squashfs.
> Are there actually already patches floating around for zstd kernel and intird compression?
> Looks like that would be a quite nice fit regarding speed and compression ratio, â
> Regards,
> RenÃ

I started working on some patches yesterday, and just got zstd kernel,
initrd, and initramfs compression working today. I think I'll be ready to
send the patches out within a week.