Bug 895434 - Default disk image size for RHEL6 is too small
Default disk image size for RHEL6 is too small
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 500320
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Martin Kletzander
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-01-15 03:47 EST by Zane Bitter
Modified: 2013-07-11 15:46 EDT (History)
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Description Zane Bitter 2013-01-15 03:47:40 EST
When creating a new VM with virt-manager with OS type "Linux" and Version "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6", the default size of the disk image is 8GB. However, attempting to install the "Basic Server" configuration of the RHEL 6.4 beta on an 8GB image results in a report that there is insufficient disk space:

  You need more space on the following file systems:
  119 M on /

For the "Database Server" configuration there is 204MB more needed, for the "Web Server" 347MB, and for the "Identity Management Server" 330MB. Desktop configurations fail for lack of space at an even earlier stage, but this is less of a concern. The "Minimal" configuration can be installed on an 8GB image without issue.

The default disk image size should be increased at least to a level where a "Basic Server", and preferably all of the default server configurations, can be installed. 10GB might be a good round number, and it works fine.

Installed Packages
Name        : virt-manager
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 0.9.4
Release     : 3.fc17
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Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2013-07-11 15:46:13 EDT
We've got a catchall bug tracking these types of issues in the upstream tracker.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 500320 ***

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