I use this nice tiny program for "nullifying" my paritions within the virtual machine.8.13 VBoxManage modifyvdi
The modifyvdi command can be used to compact disk images, i.e. remove blocks
that only contains zeroes. For this operation to be effective, it is required to zero out
free space in the guest system using a suitable software tool.
Ingo wrote:Oh sorry, I've just seen:Does it zero out with null or with random values?nvivo wrote:Then I run SDELETE -Z, and the file went to ~15Gb.
Ingo wrote:I've just tested the nice tiny program nullfile-1.02.exe and my VDI was shrunken from 3.2GB to 1.6GB.
It works. Give it a try.
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