No problem, and you can put a lot of things on it (providing you have sufficient inodes; see section I get the error `Filesystem full'.). The only precaution is, of course, to make sure that you don't compress files that are needed before the kernel is fully loaded and before the ext2 code can be used!!! You thus shouldn't compress your kernel image (which is probably already compressed) or any file in the `/boot' directory. [pjm: I'd have thought that `System.map' and `module-info' would be safe, but I haven't tested that.] But you can compress dynamic libraries and binaries without problem.
However, if you're reading that floppy into a RAM disk, and memory consumption isn't too much of a problem, then you will be better off using the compressed ramdisk feature of the kernel instead of e2compr, as you should be able to fit more files in.
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