[debian-non-standard] images, with btrfs support

Martin Steigerwald Martin at lichtvoll.de
Tue Nov 3 23:03:56 CET 2009

Am Dienstag 29 September 2009 schrieb Tomasz Chmielewski:
> Hi,

Hi Tomasz,

> I made kernel images for ASUS WL-500gP (and similar MIPS):
> http://www1.wpkg.org/debian-asus/2.6.31/
> The kernel includes built in btrfs support. My main interest in btrfs
>  was that it supports compression. It allows to save some space on
>  these all expensive USB-sticks (i.e. a 32 GB USB-stick costs about the
>  same as a 1 TB HDD).
> To use the compression, you can use the following entry in /etc/fstab:
> /dev/sda1           /               btrfs   
>  defaults,noatime,ssd,compress  0       1
> btrfs also includes some ssd optimizations.
> Of course, /dev/sda1 has to be formatted with btrfs first.


So I can use BTRFS as a boot partition already since the kernel is loaded 
from the flash firmware boot loader?

> I did not try if Broadcom wireless finally works better with this
>  release, as I use an Atheros card.

Would you still like to now whether that D-Link stick I mentioned earlier 
works in access point mode? I did not come around trying anything out till 

Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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