Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#1157 closed defect (fixed)

make sure the sage vmware image files are < 2GB

Reported by: was Owned by: was
Priority: major Milestone: sage-2.8.13
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Description

That is the problem, as the file is 2.2GB.  

-rw------- 1 sage sage 2.2G 2007-11-07 09:52 Ubuntu.vmdk

I think it's supposed to be easy (and sometimes very desirable)
to convert a filesystem in Windows from FAT32 to NTFS.  This
will make the filesystem journaled, which means the person won't
see the "checking the file system" blue screen whenever Windows
crashes and reboots.     

That said -- vmware has an option to split virtual disks into files
that are all < 2GB.  I will definitely fix the vmware machine when
i get back to Seattle to only include files that are < 2GB. However,
this will have to wait about a week.   

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by was

  • Owner changed from mabshoff to was*
This is ticket #1157  - see http://sagetrac.org/sage_trac/ticket/1157

William: you can convert the image using vdiskmanager. There is even a
GUI for OSX to do that - see  http://communities.vmware.com/message/674493
- that way I don't have to upload the images to sagemath. I am not
sure why I got this ticket assigned, but now the ball is back in your
court ;)

Cheers,

Michael

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by was

  • Owner changed from was* to was
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by was

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by was

  • Milestone changed from sage-2.9 to sage-2.8.13
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