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converting_a_partition_image_to_a_disk_image [2009/09/14 18:31]
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converting_a_partition_image_to_a_disk_image [2011/09/10 17:37] (current)
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 First, create an empty disk (raw format) First, create an empty disk (raw format)
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 qemu-img create -f raw 10G starworker.img qemu-img create -f raw 10G starworker.img
 </​code>​ </​code>​
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 Next we will need to mount the root partition of the VM offline. ​ To do this, we will need to use fdisk on the disk image to find the start of the root partition.  ​ Next we will need to mount the root partition of the VM offline. ​ To do this, we will need to use fdisk on the disk image to find the start of the root partition.  ​
-<​code>​+<​code ​bash>
 fdisk -lu starworker.img fdisk -lu starworker.img
 </​code>​ </​code>​
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 Now mount the both the new and old filesystems and copy the files. Now mount the both the new and old filesystems and copy the files.
-<​code>​ +<​code ​bash
-mount -o loop starworker_partimg ​/​mnt/​looppart/​+mount -o loop starworker_part.img ​/​mnt/​looppart/​
 mount -o loop,​offset=$(( $START * $UNITS )) starworker.img /​mnt/​loopdisk/​ mount -o loop,​offset=$(( $START * $UNITS )) starworker.img /​mnt/​loopdisk/​
 cp -a /​mnt/​looppart/​* /​mnt/​loopdisk cp -a /​mnt/​looppart/​* /​mnt/​loopdisk
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