converting lvm based Virtual Machine to qcow image.

Tapas Mishra mightydreams at
Mon Jan 3 10:14:25 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 3:42 PM, Carsten Aulbert
<carsten.aulbert at> wrote:
> Hi
> On Monday 03 January 2011 11:03:31 Tapas Mishra wrote:
>> I would like to know do I need to shut down the VM to be able to use
>> the above command.
> I don't know, but you should do that anyway as you will most certainly not be
> able to restore the backup safely if you used such an inconsistent source...

I asked because if I have to shut them down then I need to inform many
people about this.How ever I do have the LVM
backups on another hardisk (external USB) which I did via rsync.


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