Samba and compression

Peter Samuelson peter at
Mon Mar 6 20:45:34 GMT 2000

[werner maes]
> My question is:
> Can you also compress Samba-shares?
> Does anybody know something on this subject?

Not directly.  Samba has nothing to do with this.  If the underlying
operating system can compress a filesystem, then there you go.  AIX
JFS, for example, can.  So can Linux ext2fs, with the e2compr patch.  I
don't know what other Unices can do.


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