seeing the SHOGO screenshot hits me straight in the feels. Its been a long time ago i had the demo running as a kid.
“According to intelligence, eh? Then I’ve got nothing to worry about!” - Sanjuro
Does this get you anything over extracting a rootfs tarball to the directory of your choice or, in the case of Debian, running debootstrap for the target arch and directory?
It’s a squashfs you mount directly (in this case), so it’s smaller than those would be.
Ah. Nice. I’d forgotten about squashfs compression. Probably only a minor advantage on zfs or btrfs volumes with compression enabled, but useful elsewhere. I suppose having readonly mounting enforced is another plus for reliability.