On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Roman Bogorodskiy <no...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> Glen Barber wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > I'm talking about the images available here: > > > > http://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/VM-IMAGES/ > > > > Since mkimg(1) in head/ and stable/10 supports VMDK and VHD formats, > > I would prefer to remove the need to use qemu-img to generate the VM > > images. > > > > This would mean that the qcow2 format would no longer be produced. > > The qcow2 image format is very popular among Linux KVM/qemu-kvm users, > maybe the most popular even. > > So I think it'd be useful to keep producing these images. > > Hi, That may be true, but I don't think that we as the FreeBSD project need to produce qcow2 images. We also provide raw disk, VMDK , and VDI images. The raw disk and VMDK images can easily be converted to qcow2 via the qemu-img program. For example: http://docs.openstack.org/image-guide/content/ch_converting.html -- Craig _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"