[CentOS] Migrating standalone systems to KVM

Fri Apr 1 01:38:35 UTC 2011
Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca>

On Thu, 2011-03-31 at 05:41 -0700, Benjamin Franz wrote:
> I haven't tried it, but in theory you could take a clonezilla image of 
> the physical machine and restore it to a KVM disk image: Just create the 
> initial virtual drives at least as large as the originals, boot 
> clonezilla in the VM and restore from the images.

That's an excellent idea! I didn't consider it when I was trying to
figure out how to migrate a physical CentOS 5 server to a KVM.

I will try this just for shits and giggles.



Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
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