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

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue May 10 13:03:52 UTC 2011

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.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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