[CentOS-virt] compress raw image

Nehemiah Dacres

dacresni at slu.edu
Thu Aug 4 16:45:56 UTC 2011

its cool as long as you use a lossless compression format like bz2

On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Rainer Traut <tr.ml at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to transfer a local raw image to another datacenter.
> Is there a way to achieve good compression of this image, I heard of
> tools overwriting unused space with zeros. Is this a good idea?
> It's an W2k8 image/NTFS.
> Thx
> Rainer
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Nehemiah I. Dacres
System Administrator
Advanced Technology Group Saint Louis University
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