[CentOS] bsd mkfile command in centos - a wish

aurfalien at gmail.com aurfalien at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 00:25:20 UTC 2009


Hi Chris,

I'm actually just needing to create files of various sizes, not to be  
used in Xen tho.

More for testing I/O chars of various thing.

On Oct 5, 2009, at 4:11 PM, Christoph Maser wrote:

> Am Montag, den 05.10.2009, 20:22 +0200 schrieb Michel van Deventer:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Mon, 2009-10-05 at 11:14 -0700, aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>>> Hi Les,
>>>
>>> Yes, I do run dd to create Xen image files but was hoping to use a
>>> more elegant solution.
>>>
>>> Looks like I'll continue with dd but if any one else has some  
>>> secrets,
>>> please share.
>> qemu-img create -f <fmt> <imagefile> [size] is more elegant :)
>>
>
> Or even more fancy use virt-install to do everything in one command  
> line
> to set up virtual machines.
>
> Chris
>
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