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Re: [Qemu-discuss] qemu and -snapshot

From: Dale R. Worley
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] qemu and -snapshot
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:17:52 -0400

> From: Frans de Boer <address@hidden>
> After having run qemu with the -snapshot option, I tried to run another 
> time without the -snapshot option, only to see that qemu reported that 
> the device is empty.
> Each time running again with that option, brings back a working system, 
> but never again without that option.
> I like to know what went wrong and how I can use qemu again without that 
> option.
> I am using qemu-2.0 and am using an image file.

Most likely the image file is incorrect in some way.

Try attaching it to a loopback device (losetup -P -f --show <file>)
and examining the image file to see if it's a correctly formatted disk

Most likely, if it was damaged, it was not damaged by Qemu but by some
other action.


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