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man pages section 4: Device and Network Interfaces

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

dcfs(4FS)

Name

dcfs - Compression file system

Synopsis


#include <sys/filio.h>
#include <sys/fs/decomp.h>

Description

The dcfs filesystem is a layered filesystem that you use to compress data when writing to a file and decompress upon read. The primary function of the dcfs filesystem is to compress individual files when constructing a boot archive and when reading or booting from the archive.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Uncommitted

See Also

ufs(4FS), attributes(7), boot(8), bootadm(8), fiocompress(8)

Notes

The dcfs compression/decompression file system works only with UFS.