Yes, I have changed the setting for pagefile. But it resets to default after I
capture image and make reservation.
I've also commented disable_pagefile() in Windows.pm (and restarted vcld), but
it doesn't help. New image still has default pagefile setting.
Is there another place in the code where I could stop VCL from changing
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On Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 16:19 , James O'Dell wrote:
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> Have you tried disabling/reducing the page file before making the image?
> > Control Panel
> > System and Security
> > System
> > Click to open System.
> > In the left pane, click Advanced system settings. If you are prompted for
> > an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide
> > confirmation.
> > On the Advanced tab, under Performance, click Settings.
> > Click the Advanced tab, and then, under Virtual memory, click Change.
> > Clear the Automatically manage paging file size for all drives check box.
> > Under Drive [Volume Label], click the drive that contains the paging file
> > you want to change.
> > Click Custom size, type a new size in megabytes in the Initial size (MB) or
> > Maximum size (MB) box, click Set, and then click OK.
> This should make a registry change, that hopefully prevents Windows from
> "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives"
> "Automatically" typically makes the page file the same as the available ram.
> On 3/28/2012 12:57 PM, Dmitri Chebotarov wrote:
> > Hi, All
> > I'm using Windows 7 Ent image with VCL/xCAT on a blade with 48GB of memory.
> > Before capturing the image I set page file to 2GB, once capture is done,
> > the new reservation ends up with 48GB page file.
> > This leave little space left to install new applications.
> > I found that Windows.pm calls disable_pagefile() on line 474 during image
> > capture.
> > Would it be OK to disable this function?
> > Thank you.
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> > Dmitri Chebotarov
> > Virtual Computing Lab Systems Engineer, TSD - Ent Servers & Messaging
> > 223 Aquia Building, Ffx, MSN: 1B5
> > Phone: (703) 993-6175
> > Fax: (703) 993-3404
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> Jim O'Dell
> Network Analyst
> California State University Fullerton
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> Phone: (657) 278-2256
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