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Re: [Xen-users] Upstream QEMU does not support vhd snapshot


On Friday 05 July 2013 11:44:16 kevin.zhang@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>     1.  QEMU can mount normal vhd file which is also created by vhd-util.
>     2. using the vhd image with system installed, using:
>          vhd-util snapshot -n init.snap -p <parent vhd>

This creates a backing-file-chain, which is currently not supported by qemu:

> 4. After booting, the SeaBIOS print: Boot from hard disk, Failed, not a 
> bootable disk.
Your new init.snap than looks like an empty disk, which is not bootable.

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