[CentOS-virt] Confused by "qemu-img convert"
margoandtodd at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 01:28:16 EDT 2011
> Hi All,
> Okay. Now I am confused.
> I have a bunch of virtual machines running under Virtual Box 3.2.12.
> I want to run them under KVM and drop Virtual Box from these
> Supposedly "qemu-img convert" now supports direct conversion
> from vdi to whatever KVM uses. So I fired up the man page and
> got really confused. Then I fired up Google and got worse
> Might I impose on some kind individual to write down a sample
> run string that would show me how to do this?
> Many thanks,
Is it as easy as?
qemu-img convert -f vdi oldImage.vdi -O qcow2 newImage.qcow
Do I need a ton of disk space to go to a full hard drive
then back to a small virtual hard drive?
Do I need the Virtual Box XML file for anything or just
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