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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Jun 14 13:18:21 EDT 2011

Am 14.06.2011 17:06, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> 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 ;)

And awesome.

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