[LEDE-DEV] Advice on filesystem for x86 (CF card)

Felix Fietkau nbd at nbd.name
Wed Apr 11 02:30:42 PDT 2018

On 2018-04-11 10:59, Mikael Bak wrote:
> Hi,
> I am playing around with an old PC Engines Alix board and I want to put 
> OpenWRT on it.
> For the x86 platform I see that there are two options: ext4 and squashfs.
> What is the recommended filesystem to use on a CF card in this case?
> I am mostly interested in knowing if it has any performance penalty in 
> chosing the wrong one. I am also curious to know if either of these 
> filesystems is going to destroy my CF card faster than the other.
Both are fine, squashfs is recommended. No significant performance
penalty either way.

- Felix

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