Monthly Archives: November 2009

A Linux data deduplication wishlist

Open discussion about data deduplication for Linux in general. Would you like a data deduplicating blockdevice in userspace or in the kernel? Would you prefer lessfs-2.0 with replication and snapshots? Your opinion counts!

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Lessfs-0.8.3 is available for download.

This release fixes a major bug in the truncate code. This bug causes lessfs to crash with ccrypt and rsync -inline.

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Lessfs-0.8.2 is available for download.

Lessfs-0.8.2 is mostly a bugfix release. Fixes a bug that causes lessfsck and mklessfs to segfault when compiled with encryption support and encryption disabled in the config. Fixes a bug that causes lessfs to segfault on umount when compiled with … Continue reading

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Lessfs-0.8.1 is available for download.

This release fixes a bug that causes mklessfs to segfault when DEBUG is not set in the configuration file. This release add the program lessfsck. lessfsck can be used  to check, optimize and repair a lessfs filesystem. lessfsck only supports … Continue reading

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