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Re: [libvirt] Create a new VM from an existent image?



On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:42 PM, Cole Robinson<crobinso redhat com> wrote:
> Jun Koi wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> To use libvirt, I am strying to use virt-install to create a new VM
>> from an existent (KVM) VM image. I did the following steps:
>>
>> 1) run libvirtd with "libvirtd -d" (I use the latest libvirt git tree)
>>
>> 2) Run virt-install (0.400.3) with my existent image in img/img.winxp
>>
>> # virt-install --import -n winxp -f img/img.xp3 --vnc --hvm
>> --accelerate --ram 800
>>
>
> That looks fine.
>
>> However, this step returns error like:
>>
>> "ERROR    Could not find usable default libvirt connection."
>>
>
> If 'virsh --connect qemu:///system' doesn't work, you probably didn't
> configure your libvirt install correctly.
>

But it works! So the problem stays elsewhere.

Do you have any suggestion?

Thanks,
J






>> Actually I am not sure that is the right way to use the new --import
>> option with virt-install. So that might be the problem?
>>
>> All the code are updated, and compiled from source on Ubuntu 8.04. Any help?
>>
>>
>> Thanks a lot,
>> J
>>
>
>


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