using compressed filesystems on cds
bastill at adam.com.au
Thu Sep 7 06:37:30 CST 2006
On Thursday 07 September 2006 15:30, Karl Goetz wrote:
> I'm just trying to find out how to use a compressed file system
> on a cd (or if its possible at all).
> I found a knoppix remastering howto at knoppix.net, but what i
> want to do is simply put a compressed filesystem on a cd so i
> can fit more then 700mb on it.
> Is it possible?
It was certainly possible on the old DOS system, where LZEXE could
uncompress/compress .exe files "on the fly" using LHA
However, what you wish to do is somewhat more complex, and the
knoppix example is the first one I would investigate. It's FOSS,
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