“Richard Jones, Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat, announced
the release of libguestfs 1.14, an open source set of tools for
accessing and modifying virtual machine (VM) disk images. “I’m
really charged about how the new tools let you analyze and fix
alignment problems in your guests,” Jones tells NetworkWorld.
“This is a big — and probably under-appreciated problem,”
Jones explains. He says virtual machines traditionally aligned
their partitions to odd sector boundaries, and sector 63 was very