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Re: [fedora-virt] ANNOUNCE: Augeas support added to libguestfs



On Sat, Apr 11, 2009 at 11:41:14PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 09, 2009 at 07:57:59PM +0200, Ján ONDREJ (SAL) wrote:
> > Is it possible to implment something like qemu-img convert, which can dump
> > whole filesystem to stdout and restore from it into liguestfs?
> 
> This is a tremendously good idea, and I'm not sure why I didn't think
> of it because it's also something that people have asked me about with
> virt-p2v (resizing existing partitions) :-)
> 
> So .. yes.

This might be of interest:

http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/04/20/libguestfs-fun-with-tar/

You can also now use the upload and download commands to inject and
extract whole partitions, LVs, etc.

Rich.

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