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Re: [fedora-virt] virt-manager/libvirtd beginner question: how to "convert" qemu-kvm image for use by virt-manager



On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
>
> We are actally working on a command for virsh to perform 'import' of
> existing QEMU args, spitting back out a libvirt domain XML file.
>
> I've got a crude perl script proof of concept people can use in the
> meanwhile - it is far from complete & doesn't cover all QEMU args,
> but it may be of use in short term. It is attached to this mail. Run
> it with perl, giving the full list of QEMU args you have, eg
>
>  # perl virt-xml-import-qemu-args  qemu-kvm -localtime -vga std \
>        -m 512 -usbdevice tablet -name "Windows XP" -hda \
>        ~/VirtualMachines/raw.img -k en-us
> <domain type='kvm'>
>  <name>Windows XP</name>
>  <memory>524288</memory>
>  <vcpu>1</vcpu>
>  <os>
>    <type arch='i686'>hvm</type>
>    <boot dev='hd'/>
>  </os>
>  <features>
>    <acpi/>
>  </features>
>  <clock offset='localtime'/>
>  <on_reboot>restart</on_reboot>
>  <devices>
>    <emulator>qemu-kvm</emulator>
>    <disk type='/home/berrange/VirtualMachines/raw.img' device='disk'>
>      <source file='/home/berrange/VirtualMachines/raw.img'/>
>      <target dev='hda' bus='ide'/>
>    </disk>
>    <graphics type='sdl' display=':0.0/>
>  </devices>
> </domain>
>
> You'll likely still need to edit some things - particularly network
> config, but this will get you started in the right direction...
>
> Daniel

Thanks for this!

This appears to enter the '<acpi/>' that was missing from virt-install... :-)

I'll test this out a bit.

Thanks again!

tom
-- 
Tom London


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