[vbox-dev] Virtual TRIM device?

Steven Noonan steven at uplinklabs.net
Mon Nov 5 22:31:22 PST 2012

Agree, this would be hugely beneficial as far as host storage efficiency
goes. It would also be beneficial to be able to TRIM all free space before
creating VM snapshots, making it as compact as possible.

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Marcus Reid <marcus at blazingdot.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Just a thought: it might be interesting to have a guest TRIM
> implementation that tells VirtualBox to make that part of the virtual hard
> drive sparse again. Lots of OS's support AHCI and TRIM now.  Apologies if
> that functionality already exists or is in the works.
> Marcus
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