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Re: help - recovering virtual machine

On 01/03/2010 08:10 AM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> the vm ?
> The simplest way is to regularly backup your machine definitions
> via "virsh dumpxml name > name.xml", then you can recover the
> machine definition via "virsh define name.xml". If you can still
> boot f11, that would be the way to go.

  I have backups of the entire disk but cannot still boot f11. Is that
.xml file stored somewhere ?

 I looked in /var/lib/libvirt/ but didnt find anything useful

> The error-prone, will probably force you to re-activate windows, way
> is to define a new virtual machine with virt-manager, and when
> it gets to the disk image part, say "use existing", then "browse local",
> then point it at your existing image file. When it boots from
> the iso image, use "force off", then you should be able to boot
> from the disk image and maybe it will be back.

 Yeh ok .. thanks for your help


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