yuraei...@gmail.com: > Heya, > > TL:DR > Is there anything wrong with pushing VM partitions beyond the physical drive > size, as long as data doesn't exceed the physical drive size (which it can't > for obvious reasons). Corruption? Backup size? Privacy? or just no code > available yet to tailor VM sizes to unique drive sizes? > > - - - - > > These 4 questions above reflect the confusement to which this thread seeks to > solve and find answers to. They might not be all be the reasons, or perhaps > there is another reason altogether. > > Root of the question that either makes the question trivial, or very > important: > On one hand, it might just be that there hasn't been any code made yet for > this otherwise trivial exercise to change the virtual partition sizes. On the > other hand, it also gives the impression that Qubes is discouraging making > virtual partitions too big compared to the drive, for a good reason which > hasn't been easily explained to the masses. > > Afterthought: > The latter hand scenario is worrying, considering the very small 2GB home > folder partition size, when the technology of virtual partitions doesn't > appear to have an actual hard limit, as long as data doesn't exceed the soft > limit. Hence, should one be careful here? or is there really just another > less serious reason for the 2GB home folder partition size out-of-the-box? > For example Why isn't it just set to say, 100GB, or even 10.000GB by default, > if virtual partition sizes doesn't matter and most keep track of disk usage > in Dom0 anyway? > > I'm asking, since I'm considering to simply give each of my AppVM's the size > of my physical drive, and just keep track of the used drive space with > Dom0/XFCE4. > > If there are any reasons to be careful? or perhaps one should follow hard to > find guidelines to virtual partition sizes? > > It would be really appreciated to find a solid answer, or even just the best > answer available. > > > Cheers, > Yuraeitha >
TL:DR. Why not just ask a simple question? Make them as large as you need them. Just use caution or you may run out of space. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/or29l4%24dpa%241%40blaine.gmane.org. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.