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Using NTFS filesystem on linux I am able to have a partition that is either compressing the data or not. To create this partition I can just use mkntfs.

When looking for a similar thing with the JFS filesystem I cannot find a way of turning on compression. Is it even possible to have an uncompressed JFS partition? If so how?

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According to wikipedia, JFS1 on AIX is the only place you'll get JFS compression.

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Of course it figures that the one place that I overlook is the most obvious. Thank you for the quick response. –  cdbitesky Nov 18 '11 at 0:25
    
Just so you know, I don't necessarily rely on wikipedia as authoritative, but I couldn't find any reference confirming jfs on linux compression was possible. –  Paul Nov 18 '11 at 0:28

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