FunionFS is an Union filesystem for the FUSE driver.
Version: 0.4.3FunionFS is an Union filesystem for the FUSE driver.
Operating System: Linux
This program works only with the Fuse driver which is natively included since the 2.6.14 Linux kernel.
Above all, what is an Union filesystem?
It is a method used when one wants to manufacture LiveCD Linux such as Knoppix: support (CDROM) is only a read-only one.
The operating system, however, needs to write on this filesystem. The method consists in superimposing (Union) on the read only filesystem, a small size read-write one.
This filesystem (often stored in a RAMDISK) contains all the modifications made by OS on the CDROM content.
This method is often used for of Linux Stored in a PROM or a compressed file like in CRAMFS.
What's New in This Release:
· Some bugs have been corrected.
· A rewrite of the directory management is pending that will correct some problems that are happening when overlaying many directories.