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Zstd Compression Support Coming For Linux Pstore

Aug 06, 2018, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

Linux's Pstore "persistent store" functionality, which is most often used for preserving kernel panics and related information across reboots when the system runs into a show-stopping problem, will soon be supporting Zstd compression for storing greater amounts of data.

Pstore is often backed by flash chips with limited capacities as their non-volatile storage for securing the last bits of system debugging details across reboots.

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