On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 23:45:04 +0100, Bo Berglund <boberglund@xxxxxx>
>I just would like to know if anyone here can explain *how* the
>dynamically expanding disk grows?
>If I compare to an SQLServer database (which I am familiar with) where
>one specifies by how much it will expand the database file when
>needed, I don't find such a setting for a VHD.
>So what is the principle used when the guest needs to store more data
>in the disk? A fresh VHD file is very small, like 35 kbytes or so,
>what happens when the guest adds data, for example when an operating
>system is installed?
>Is there a specific amount of host disk space added when it expands?
Previously, its been in 2MB chunks.
Steve Jain, Virtual Machine MVP