converting lvm based Virtual Machine to qcow image.
mightydreams at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 10:03:31 UTC 2011
A long time back I had asked as how to back up OS running on KVM in an
Here are the excerpts from the message
"One way to take a backup is to convert the LVM volumes to compressed qcow2
images, like this:
# qemu-img convert -c -f raw -O qcow2 /dev/nintendo/lvm1 /backup/lvm1.img"
I would like to know do I need to shut down the VM to be able to use
the above command.
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