Re: File system compression, not at the block layer

From: Jörn Engel
Date: Fri Apr 23 2004 - 13:00:17 EST

On Fri, 23 April 2004 13:41:47 -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:
> It's been done (see the above URL), but given how cheap disk space has
> gotten, and how the speed of CPU has gotten faster much more quickly
> than disk access has, many/most people have not be interested in
> trading off performance for space.

Also, most diskspace today is filled by data that is already


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