[LEDE-DEV] [RFC 3/3] config: ext4: use 1K blocks by default to support online resize2fs
alberto.bursi at outlook.it
Tue Oct 18 00:25:38 PDT 2016
On 10/17/2016 11:25 PM, Michael Heimpold wrote:
> In general, I'm fine with larger default partition size. However, this results
> in large images available for download at downloads.lede-project.org...
Not necessarily, if the disk image filesystem's free space is zeroed (a
any half-decent compression algorithm (like gzip but also 7z) will
shrink it down to the actual used size.
Zeroing free space is needed also to shrink Virtualbox VMs virtual disks
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