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Re: speeding up bootstrap-vz VirtualBox images generation ?




On 11/08/2014 6:44 PM, "Olivier Berger" <olivier.berger@telecom-sudparis.eu> wrote:
>
> Hi.
>
> Feel free to suggest another venue for discussing bootstrap-vz issues.
It would be better if people used the projects issue tracker on github.com.
>
> It seems to me that the qemu-nbd mount of the target partition slows
> down a lot the installation (debootstrap, apt/dpkg) done inside it,
> compared to host filesystem.
>
> I wonder how necessary it is to perform installation inside this mount
> setup, instead of installing on the host, and then copying at once the
> installed layout to the vmdk.
>
> I understand that some mount relation between /boot and / probably renders the
> process non trivial, but I kind of think that the builds could become
> way fasters this way.
>
> Does it make sense ?
>
> Best regards,
> --
> Olivier BERGER
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> Ingenieur Recherche - Dept INF
> Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, Evry (France)
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