[CentOS-virt] How do I do Centos 7 p2v migration?

Zoltan Frombach

zoltan at frombach.com
Thu Aug 21 08:05:37 UTC 2014

On 8/21/2014 3:41 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 9:54 AM,  <me at tdiehl.org> wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Aug 2014, Gilberto Nunes wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I do this last week, and I use CloneZilla to generate a file image from a
>>> phisical server running Ubuntu and after that, used Clonezilla to restore
>>> into KVM hypervisor with no tears...
>> Thanks for the info. I was kinda hoping for a solution using tools that are
>> supplied with Centos but this sounds feasible so I will give it a try.
> One of my favorite approaches, which is *FAST*, is to take the live
> server down and make tarballs of all its relevant filesystems with a
> live CD, and possibly an NFS share. Store the tarballs for reference,
> and use a live CD or PXE toolkit to allow access to the disk images in
> the new virtual machine.

How about using FSArchiver from a live CD to create the backup image(s) ?

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