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Stephan 11-26-2008 04:48 PM

Making a disk image created with virt-installqcow2 format from the start
 
On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 11:21:40 -0500, Cole Robinson <crobinso@redhat.com>
wrote:
> Stephan wrote:
>> Is there a way to specify the image type using virt-install? I've read
> the
>> man file and looked on the Internet, but can't find the answer. Sorry if
>> this is an easy question.
>>
>
> There isn't a way to do so as of yet. But as a workaround, rather than
> converting the image after the fact, you could use qemu-img to create
> the qcow file ahead of time, and just point virt-manager at it with the
> --file option, and it should all work.
>
> Thanks,
> Cole


Hi,

Thanks for that. I'll go with that option.

Very helpful!

Thanks,


Stephan


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