Re: zstd kernel and initrd compression

From: René Rebe
Date: Thu Oct 05 2017 - 04:17:52 EST

Hi Nick,

On Oct 5, 2017, at 1:29, Nick Terrell <terrelln@xxxxxx> wrote:

> On 10/4/17, 3:01 AM, "linux-kernel-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx on behalf of René 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, …
>> Regards,
>> René
> 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.

awesome, if you have something to test I could give it a try on my test bench, too.


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