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How to Get Apparent Size For Sparse Image Files on Oracle VM 2.2 (Doc ID 1231464.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.2 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


By default, Oracle VM 2.2.x uses sparse files when creating disk image files. However, the ovs-agent does not guarantee the actual full space requirements for sparse files in a repository will be available when needed.

This note provides the recommended commands to determine disk space usage on the configured repositories on Oracle VM 2.2.x server.


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