On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 12:36:56AM +0100, Lentes, Bernd wrote:
> what is the best way to create a snapshot of a running vm ? qemu-img or virsh 
> ?
> I#d like to create a snapshot which is copied afterwards by other means, e.g. 
> by a network based backup software.

Hi Bernd,
qemu-img cannot be used on the disk image when the VM is running.
Please use virsh, it communicates with the running QEMU process and
ensures that the snapshot is crash-consistent.


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