# [arch-releng] Call for test: archiso with dm-snapshot

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Jun 14 11:06:38 EDT 2011

On 06/14/2011 05:24 AM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 14.06.2011 06:51, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>> * Filesystem (*.fs) are created with space used plus 10% more (take care
>> (aproximated for most cases)  of metadata).
> You could use a lot more than 10%, in case someone really wants to
> install things into the live system.
Yes, read below, this is controlled via aitab.

spc_use + 10% + %specified by user in aitab.
> To minimize the size of the file systems, you shouldn't install to them
> directly. Instead, you should install into a temporary directory, then
> cp -a the contents to the image (in case you don't do this already).
> This will probably save a few bytes.
>
Yes, this is how is done, and rsync is used ;)

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