how to transfer an LVM Guest OS on KVM Lucid to another server

Serge E. Hallyn serge.hallyn at
Mon Oct 4 12:54:16 UTC 2010

Quoting Tapas Mishra (mightydreams at
> I am searching for some information.
> I used virt-manager to create 4 guest OS on KVM.
> Let us call this server A
> I am running another server where KVM is running call this server B.
> Is is some how possible guest running on server A can be transferred to B
> so that I can run it and do not have to do any extra work.

Can you define 'extra work'?

If you want it to be really fast, make sure that the VM backing stores
are shared between the two servers, and at the same pathnames on both.
With maverick you can ask libvirt to move the backing store for you.


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