[CentOS] CentOS 6 P2V alternatives?

Mon Nov 6 06:40:25 UTC 2017
Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>

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> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of hw
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] CentOS 6 P2V alternatives?
> I think I would try to create a VM that has the physical disks passed through
> and also has access to whatever storage it´s supposed to reside on once the
> conversion to a VM is completed.  Then copy it from the physical disks to that
> storage.
> Converting without shutting the machine down is probably not possible.
> Passing the disks through may give you the advantage that the downtime can be
> kept to a minimum.

I touched the physical disk solution briefly while looking around, but felt at the time it was a tad bit complicated.

I'll have another look at this.

Thanks for the feedback!