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RE: [Xen-users] Migrating DomUs from file VBD to LVM Backend

  • To: Reinhard Brandstädter <reinhard.brandstaedter@xxxxxx>, <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Ross S. W. Walker" <rwalker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:42:39 -0400
  • Delivery-date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 06:41:33 -0700
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  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>
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  • Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Migrating DomUs from file VBD to LVM Backend

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
> Reinhard Brandstädter
> Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2007 9:25 AM
> To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Xen-users] Migrating DomUs from file VBD to LVM Backend
> Hello,
> what would be the easiest and fastest way to migrate a file 
> based DomU to a 
> LVM based DomU. Given that the file contains a partition 
> table + partitions.
> I tried with an dummy approach:
> dd if=/path/to/file.img of=/dev/volumegroup/logical-volume.
> That gives me a logical volume that xm create refuses to use....

What format is file.img, is it a sparse file created with dd, or
is it a qcow qemu file?


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