RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)
ota at j.email.ne.jp
Fri Mar 14 22:43:27 PDT 2008
On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:08:06 +0100 (CET)
Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de> wrote:
> Vadim Goncharov wrote:
> > Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > > The xorg packages on disc1 occupy 54 MB. Not really all
> > > that much, I think. The linux base, perl and python occupy
> > > another 50 MB together. The rest are small utility things
> > > and dependencies (only a few MB).
> > But that is still valuable if geom_ugz is in use.
> Have you actually tried it? Providing hard numbers is
> more useful than just talking about it. :-)
> Here are some numbers:
> 224655360 7.0-RELEASE-i386-livefs.iso
> 94493696 7.0-RELEASE-i386-livefs.iso.uzip (16k cluster)
> 110188032 7.0-RELEASE-i386-livefs.iso.uzip (2K cluster)
> So the difference is 124 MB for 16K cluster size, and
> 109 MB for 2K cluster size (which is noticably faster
> during access). Actually the space savings will be a
> bit less, because the /boot directory (about 30 MB)
> won't be compressed. So the real gain is probably a
> little less than 100 MB in the 2K case.
By the way, the maxmum cluster size is 127k or 130048 with uzip,
if you want to maximize the compression ratio.
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