[CentOS] Migrating standalone systems to KVM

Tue Apr 5 13:51:40 UTC 2011
Mister IT Guru <misteritguru at gmx.com>

On Thu, 2011-03-31 at 21:38 -0400, Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu wrote:
> 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.
> Regards,
> Ranbir

This is pretty awesome for linux boxen, but just so that you know, it'll
not be as straight forward for a windows box! That puppy there is an
adventure in itself.

But just to note - Did the migration go smoothly?