Subject: RE: Via Samuel 2 / mini-ITX
To: Roberto <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: James Mansion <email@example.com>
Date: 10/12/2005 22:06:42
>> 5) Does NetBSD have a working union filesystem?
>Sorry I do not know it, so why use union fs.
Have you seen how SLAX Linux works - and how its modular structure works
with unioned compressed readonly filesystems?
Its very attractive IMO. And I want to protect my CF drive from updates. I
thought unionfs was originally a BSD-ism, but that doesn't mean NetBSD has
>> 6) Does NetBSD have an equivalent of squashfs?
>> (Background: I quite like the SLAX approach of unioning squashed
>> onto root as a way to build a modular base system)
>Again sorry: why use squashfs?
It might be called cloop? Its a bit hard to find exactly what's available
from the web site, unfortunately. I'd install - and I have a 2.0 disk set,
but of course it doesn't boot. :-(