VMs: creating from bare metal install?

Jan Claeys lists at janc.be
Mon Jun 7 19:59:53 UTC 2010

Op zondag 06-06-2010 om 12:40 uur [tijdzone +0200], schreef Serge van
> Make an image of your offline server with dd, and output that to an LVM
> volume on your vm host. Once you got that image, you might need to tweak
> something to provide a specific kernel, depending on your chosen vm
> techology, and maybe tweak fstab if you have different partitions next to /
> in your vm guest. 

Other things you might want to change in some cases: network & firewall

And there might be some other hardware-related configuration options
that need changes if there is difference between the real hardware in
the original server and the virtual hardware as seen inside the VM.

Jan Claeys

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