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Re: QEMU checkpoint/restore without an image?

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: QEMU checkpoint/restore without an image?
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 18:40:31 +0100

On Mon, 28 Jun 2021 at 18:20, Leek, Jim via <qemu-discuss@nongnu.org> wrote:
> Yes, that great, thanks.  I had previously tried
> -drive file=dummy.qcow2,if=virtio,format=qcow2
> That didn't work, but setting if=none seems to work.  I'll have to research 
> why that is, but I'm off and running now.  Thanks.

"if=none" says "don't plug this into anything".
"if=virtio" says "plug this in as a virtio disk", which
won't work because your config doesn't have a virtio bus.

-- PMM

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