[Gta04-owner] ***UNCHECKED*** Re: suggestions for rootfs

Andreas Kemnade andreas at kemnade.info
Fri Feb 3 18:23:40 CET 2017


Hi Nikolaus,

On Fri, 3 Feb 2017 12:56:08 +0100
"H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:

> Hi Andreas,
> 
> > Am 03.02.2017 um 12:31 schrieb Andreas Kemnade
> > <andreas at kemnade.info>:
> > 
> > Hi Nikolaus,
> > 
> > On Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:32:17 +0100
> > "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> >>> So this means that it could suffice to initially mount with -o
> >>> compr=lzo which should create a compressed image and afterwards it
> >>> should simply "know" about compression. Let's give this theory a
> >>> try.
> >> 
> >> Well, it works using -o compr=lzo but makes no difference. Either
> >> compression is already turned on or this method of creating a
> >> compressed ubifs does not work.
> >> 
> > As far as I understand,
> > mount -o compr=...
> > defines the compression for newly-written files.
> 
> Ah, would this mean that ubifs can mix compressed and uncompressed
> files by simply remounting?
>
Yes, I think so.
mkubifs can automatically mix even the different compression methods
and choose the one with the smallest size.

Regards,
Andreas
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