[BusyBox] LZMA (Patches for busybox and buildroot)

Ming-Ching Tiew mingching.tiew at redtone.com
Mon Jun 13 01:33:57 UTC 2005


From: "Arkadiusz Patyk" <areq at areq.eu.org>
> 
> I need unpack  35M  live.tar.lzma from tmpfs  (121M unpackad) to tmpfs
> on machine with 256M > RAM.
> 

Sorry I think your requirement is considered specialised to me. I figured that if 
one could provide a space of 35M, he would probably be able to provide double 
or triple the space, and therefore he could use gzip or bzip2.

> 
> What about initramfs (as initrd) and lzma?
> 

Pardon my ignorance on initramrs. I have never used a initramfs before. As a first 
glance, wouldn't it be rather inconvenient to use initramfs, as it's data and path 
would have to be compiled into the kernel ?

Cheers 






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