There is no need to create a bigger squashfs as squashfs is read-only.
With squashfs you get two file systems. squashfs for the files in the
image and jffs2 for changed/added files. During the first boot the jffs2
is created. It starts after the end of the squashfs until the end of
device. The good point is that you have some failsafe mode where you
ignore the jffs2 and only load the squashfs. Then your device has the
same behavior as directly after flashing.

With ext4 you get a single read-write file system (which makes failsafe

This is how ar71xx works and I expect x86 does the same. If I am wrong
correct me, please.

kind regards

Mikael Bak:
> On 2018-04-11 14:11, Nishant Sharma wrote:
> [snip]
>> I didn't know a way to expand squashfs, so decided to compile the
>> image and adjusted /root size as per the size of the disk.
> I'm using the Image Builder to create custom images. I can't find any
> option how to specify the size of the rootfs and/or the overlay.
> Is it possible with Image Builder or must I build the whole thing from
> source?
> TIA,
> Mikael
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