Manual Reference Pages - GEOM_UZIP (4)
- GEOM based compressed disk images
To compile this driver into the kernel,
place the following line in your
kernel configuration file:
.Cd options GEOM_UZIP
Alternatively, to load the driver as a
module at boot time, place the following line in
framework provides support for compressed read only
This allows significant storage savings at the expense of
a little CPU time on each read.
Data written in the GEOM label area allows
to detect compressed images which have been created with
and presented to the kernel as a logical disk device via
creates a unique
device for each image.
device is subsequently used by the
kernel to access the disk images.
driver does not allow write operations to the underlying disk image.
To check which
devices match a given
# geom uzip list
Geom name: md1.uzip
1. Name: md1.uzip
Mediasize: 22003712 (21M)
1. Name: md1
Mediasize: 9563648 (9.1M)
driver was written by
.An Max Khon Aq fjoe@FreeBSD.org .
This manual page was written by
.An Ceri Davies Aq ceri@FreeBSD.org .
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