[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Qemu-discuss] raw image to bootable hard disk

From: Dennis Chua
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] raw image to bootable hard disk
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 10:37:34 -0500

Thanks, Tim. Yes and I was having trouble with dd block sizes. I accomplished 
what I needed.

-- Dennis

Sent from my iPhone

On Nov 25, 2011, at 7:40 AM, Tim Fletcher <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, 2011-11-22 at 16:07 -0500, Dennis chua wrote:
>> Hello to All.
>> Is there a way to transfer a qemu raw image file to a boot drive of a
>> physical machine?
>> I would like to take a VM based on a raw image file and "reimage" it
>> to a hard disk on a separate physical machine, perhaps by simply using
>> dd and a transfer media such as a USB stick. The receiving physical
>> should then boot with the copied image and present an actualized
>> instance of the VM.
>> While searching the web, I commonly see ways to go the opposite
>> direction: from a physical disk to qemu raw file that a VM can then
>> use. But I haven't found tips that meet my needs.
> Unless I am really misunderstanding the problem can't you just dd the
> raw image on to the physical drive?
> -- 
> Tim Fletcher <address@hidden>

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]