singularity overlay create

Create EXT3 writable overlay image

Synopsis

The overlay create command allows to create EXT3 writable overlay image either as a single EXT3 image or by adding it automatically to an existing SIF image.

singularity overlay create <options> image

Examples

To create and add a writable overlay to an existing SIF image:
$ singularity overlay create --size 1024 /tmp/image.sif

To create a single EXT3 writable overlay image:
$ singularity overlay create --size 1024 /tmp/my_overlay.img

Options

    --create-dir strings   directory to create as part of the overlay layout
-h, --help                 help for create
-s, --size int             size of the EXT3 writable overlay in MiB (default 64)

SEE ALSO

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