The ZSTD is a new compression method, potential replacement for existing methods. The support has been added to linux 4.14, but the bootloader support is missing.

Goals:

  • patch grub with zstd

  • make it compile

  • test

  • push the patches upstream

Looking for mad skills in:

grub bootloader

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Hack Week 16

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  • almost 2 years ago: pluskalm liked Implement ZSTD + BTRFS support to GRUB2
  • almost 2 years ago: dsterba added keyword "bootloader" to Implement ZSTD + BTRFS support to GRUB2
  • almost 2 years ago: dsterba added keyword "grub" to Implement ZSTD + BTRFS support to GRUB2
  • almost 2 years ago: dsterba started Implement ZSTD + BTRFS support to GRUB2
  • almost 2 years ago: dsterba originated Implement ZSTD + BTRFS support to GRUB2
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