On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 10:58 AM, MargoAndTodd <margoandtodd at gmail.com> wrote: ..... The thread caught my eye while cleaning up my folders :) My two cents is somewhat late; you may have already resolved your question :) However, since I did not see any replies ... > > Is it as easy as? > > qemu-img convert -f vdi oldImage.vdi -O qcow2 newImage.qcow Yup! I don't use the -f option. qemu-img auto detects the input file format. > > 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 > the VDI? Please elaborate on the above points. I don't understand what you are trying to do. -- Arun Khan A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?