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Re: [virt-tools-list] [fedora-virt] Virt Tools Survey: What to do about virt-clone



On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 08:13:20AM -0400, Tom Horsley wrote:
> I'm about try try using the virt-win-reg tool on one of the
> new qcow2 images to modify the registry and give the machine
> a new identity before I boot it (but I haven't quite gotten
> around try trying it yet).

Just a general note: Writing to the backing disk of a VM will break
(corrupt the disk of) all VM's "derived" from that backing disk.
Nothing to do with virt-win-reg, just a general limitation.

Rich.

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