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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Compressed save image format for Qemu.



On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 05:47:13PM -0500, Charles Duffy wrote:
> If CPU time is one of the major disincentives towards use of compression 
> -- any reason lzop wasn't included?

Never heard of it before - if its useful to support it, then do send
patches...

> 
> $ time lzop <ramsave >ramsave.lzo
> real    0m13.515s
> user    0m7.500s
> sys     0m1.340s
> $ time gzip -c <ramsave >ramsave.gz
> real    0m46.327s
> user    0m37.690s
> sys     0m1.360s
> $ ls -lh ramsave ramsave.lzo ramsave.gz
> -rw-rw---- 1 fvte fvte 707M Aug 26 22:26 ramsave
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root fvte 282M Aug 27 17:48 ramsave.gz
> -rw-rw---- 1 fvte fvte 330M Aug 27 17:47 ramsave.lzo

Regards,
Daniel
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