squashfs on ppc

Eugene Surovegin ebs at ebshome.net
Sat Sep 17 08:41:31 EST 2005

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 04:48:09PM -0500, Tolunay Orkun wrote:
> Has anyone any positive or negative experience of using squashfs on 
> PowerPC as initrd?
> Our environment is PowerPC 405GP running 2.4.31 kernel. U-Boot is our 
> bootloader. Any comparison with respect to CramFS?

I use squashfs and squashfs2. Both work just fine on PPC.

They provide significantly better compression ration than cramfs, 
although at the expense of some speed (mostly visible during initial 
startup of big user-space app).


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