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bug #53227: GRUB lacks support for Zstd (Zstandard) compressed btrfs filesystems

Submitted by:  Paride Legovini <paride>
Submitted on:  Mon 26 Feb 2018 05:29:33 PM UTC  
Votes:  100  
 
Category:  Filesystem Severity:  Major
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name: 
Open/Closed:  Open Release: 
Release:  2.02 Reproducibility:  Every Time
Planned Release:  None

Fri 11 May 2018 05:23:04 PM UTC, comment #1:

This compression method is also relevant for squashfs and it would be good to support it there as well.

Gerald Britton <gbritton>
Mon 26 Feb 2018 05:29:33 PM UTC, original submission:

Linux 4.14 supports Zstd as compression algorithm for btrfs. Unfortunately GRUB doesn't support this configuration, meaning that is not possible to have a Zstd compressed root without a separate /boot partition.

As GRUB supports the other btrfs compression algorithms, it would really make sense to support Zstd too.

Paride Legovini <paride>

 

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