On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 06:23:13PM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > Using virt-sparsify seems to take even longer, but does get
it down to 208M.
> > That requires libguestfs, which we can't do in the current build system,
> > will be able to in the future one. (Feature rescheduled for F20.)
> Why not use fstrim on the image file?
Um. Because no good reason? This is both fast and produces the smallest
There was some problem with it months ago, and I had discarded it as an
option. But clearly that was wrong!
I remembered / re-discovered the reason: it fails in virt-install with
"fstrim: /: FITRIM ioctl failed: Operation not supported".
I should probably figure out *why* rather than just avoiding it, though. :)
Matthew Miller ☁☁☁ Fedora Cloud Architect ☁☁☁ <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org>