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Storing images on host

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(Bofm) #1

Expected behavior

It would be great if Docker for Mac stored images on host (on Mac) filesystem. It would solve Docker.qcow2 disk space issues described on forum.

Actual behavior

Docker images are stored inside
~/Library/Containers/com.docker.docker/Data/com.docker.driver.amd64-linux/Docker.qcow2

Many users run out of space on Docker VM. Deleting all the images from Docker for Mac doesn’t reclaim space on the host (on Mac). Docker.qcow2 stays at it’s historical maximum size (64GB max by default).


(Perilousapricot) #2

Might be hard to do in practice, since HFS+ is by-default case-insensitive.