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Re: [Ovirt-devel] [PATCH] some cleanup of ovirt-host kickstart to make images smaller



Perry N. Myers wrote:
> This patch adds --excludedocs to the kickstart for the x86_64 and i386 
> ovirt host kickstarts.  For the most part we're removing docs manually 
> right now anyhow, but this may catch some other things.
> 
> Also cleaned up the section that removes docs and localization.  Recreate 
> the cracklib dicts (frees up about 8MB) and remove unneeded kernel 
> modules.  Most of this stuff will just end up in the whitelist/blacklist 
> module, but the cracklib stuff is a different issue.  They can't be 
> removed, they need to be recreated.  This will probably need to continue 
> to happen in %post.
> 
> The end result of this cleanup is that the image boots and it is 58MB 
> compressed/162MB uncompressed (filesystem is 450MB total)
> 
> One of the things we need to fix is the filesystem total size.  The 
> filesystem doesn't need to be 450MB.  It could be initially created as 
> 450MB and then resized to 200MB or less.

It looks good to me....just remove the mkdir -p /t (since Jim pushed a fix for
that), and remove all of the locales (going with C locale), and I think it is good.

Chris Lalancette


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