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Re: [Xen-users] How to create an img.

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  • From: "Todd Deshane" <deshantm@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2008 13:03:11 -0500
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On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 11:43 AM,  <maillists0@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm new to xen, and I must say that so far it's the coolest thing since
> sliced bread. I have a kind of naive question...
> Running CentOS on both the host and guest, it was easy to use virt-install
> to get everything going. Now, I want to clone my machine, mount it with " -o
> loop" and modify the setup before bringing it online. I used virt-clone to
> make the machine, but when I try to mount it, mount complains that it needs
> a filesystem type. I assume that I've missed a step to make an image of the
> new machine. Thanks for any help.

This should give you the pieces you are missing:
(kpartx is your friend here)


Todd Deshane

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