On 09/01/2008, Matthias Apitz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > El día Wednesday, January 09, 2008 a las 11:06:28AM +0000, Kimi escribió: > > > I think the only part that needs converting is the VMDK files which is > > the virtual hard disc drive. I'm not entirely sure if qemu-img handles > > split VMDK files, I would be surprised if that was the case. I also > > think the image is a sparse one go by the s in two of the VMDK's file > > name. You can all but try. > > Thx for the answer; this is how the running VM sees the disk: > > # fdisk -l /dev/sda > > Disk /dev/sda: 6442 MB, 6442450944 bytes > 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 783 cylinders > Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes > > Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System > /dev/sda1 1 5 40131 83 Linux > /dev/sda2 6 68 506047+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris > /dev/sda3 69 783 5743237+ 83 Linux > > maybe it is an idea to just punch the complete disk /dev/sda > with dd(1) to a file outside the VM and convert/use this with > Qemu? >
it was one of two other possibles I was going to suggest along with running VMware Server for Linux. maybe overkill? I just try to think free incase qemu-img cannot do what you need. > > better place to have asked maybe is the qemu malling list available on > > qemu.org > > this is not a mailing list, but a BBS with web interface; I asked > there already other stuff in the past w/o any answers; but will > do give it a try again; sorry, you can post user questions on the developer mailing list, I see a few times. you know, maybe your question has been asked before? maybe use gmane.org and see. > > > have you (anyone?) tried running VMware Player under FreeBSD's linux > > emulation? > > not me; > > matthias > > -- > Matthias Apitz > Manager Technical Support - OCLC GmbH > Gruenwalder Weg 28g - 82041 Oberhaching - Germany > t +49-89-61308 351 - f +49-89-61308 399 - m +49-170-4527211 > e <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - w http://www.oclc.org/ http://www.UnixArea.de/ > b http://gurucubano.blogspot.com/ > Don't top-post, read RFC1855 http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1855.html > -- Regards, Kimi _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"