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Re: Live debian CD

On Wed, 13 Oct 1999, Glenn McGrath wrote:

> An overlay filesystem (that ive read about somewhere) could also be used to
> enable read only  filesystem to be overwritten

This can be found on http://home.att.net/~artnaseef/ovlfs/ovlfs.html.
According to that page, it doesn't really work nice with large numbers of
files. The "upcoming" version 1.1 should deal with that better, but
development seems to go rather slowly. Maybe some Debian developers can
help there...

> btw im new in here.. i hope this is the right place to discuss such ideas

I think you'd better post this to the general debian-devel list, there will be
more people there that are interested and have some time to spend on it ;-)

  Anne Bezemer

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