Great find, but now I need help...

Brett generica at email.com
Mon Aug 28 23:11:39 PDT 2000


Hey,

Beware.
I almost lost my gateway to this. 
230mB drive... I had about 5mB free.

Installed e2compr, and ended up having to transplant the drive, and do a
whole lot of messing around on a spare machine to rescue the drive.

It might have improved since, but just keep your eyes open,

	/ Brett

On Tue, 29 Aug 2000, blows wrote:
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> 
> 
> Mike Hildebrandt wrote:
> 
> >  Which reminds me, does anyone know of any disk compression software
> > for Linux, such as Drivespace on DOS/Windows?  That would be a big
> > help in stretching that 120 megs as far as possible.
> 
> Hi
> 
> I found this in freshmeat:
> 
> e2compr is a kernel patch and utility set to compress files
> transparently, using GZIP/BZIP2/LZV/LZO for compression. You don't have
> to recompile or write new apps to use it, but you'll have to get the
> e2fsprogs version for e2c to use e2fsck and other fs utils.
> 
> hompage: http://e2compr.memalpha.cx/e2compr/
> 
> saludos
> 
> 
> 
> 






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