[Bug 439868] Re: UEC images could be smaller

Eric Hammond ehammond at thinksome.com
Thu Oct 8 09:22:17 BST 2009

Thierry: Half joking, I'll point out that anybody can have root on an
Ubuntu system for an hour for only $0.10 with EC2.

More seriously: If the benefit of the rsync approach is only to increase
the number of inodes, perhaps the original mke2fs could be run with the
-N option to increase the number of inodes to something reasonable for
both 2GB and 10GB.

The truncate method certainly seems like it would be faster than the

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