Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#196 new enhancement

Parallel BZip2 for SMP faster backups

Reported by: lcg Owned by: bruno
Priority: normal Milestone: 4.0.2
Component: mondo Version: 2.2.4
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: leo@…


Hi all.

I'm using Mondo in some Dual Xeon with Quad Core (total 8 CPU's) and I have just discovered a parallel version of BZIP2.

The results are, obviously, spectacular compared with using the original bzip2 :)

See PBZIP2 at

I think it would be good if there were some way to change the path or command used to call bzip2, so we can use pbzip2 instead of bzip2.

Thank you very much for considering it, and congratulations for your work! Leo.-

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by bruno

  • Milestone changed from 2.2.5 to 3.0.2
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