[et-mgmt-tools] Making a disk image created with virt-installqcow2 format from the start

Stephan stephan at fishycam.com
Wed Nov 26 17:48:08 UTC 2008

On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 11:21:40 -0500, Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com>
> Stephan wrote:
>> Is there a way to specify the image type using virt-install? I've read
> the
>> man file and looked on the Internet, but can't find the answer. Sorry if
>> this is an easy question.
> There isn't a way to do so as of yet. But as a workaround, rather than
> converting the image after the fact, you could use qemu-img to create
> the qcow file ahead of time, and just point virt-manager at it with the
> --file option, and it should all work.
> Thanks,
> Cole


Thanks for that. I'll go with that option.

Very helpful!



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