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    SubjectRe: Zftape in kernel ?
    On 25 Mar 96 at 12:16, Bas wrote:

    > Hello all,
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    > The latest kernels contain ftape. I think this should be replaced by zftape, or,
    > zftape should be _also_ available in the kernel image.
    > The reason for that is that zftape has better features: of course compressing (where
    > that 'z' stand for) and qic80 support.

    Compression means "software compression a la gzip"? I don't see why
    compression has to happen inside the driver. You can do it in
    hardware or at user-level.
    [...]
    Ulrich


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