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I found that in XEN I can use vmware-disk images. But can I actually create such a disk with pure XEN-means?

I want to create a server with XEN and move the corresponding disk later to VMWARE (in a simple case this is just a data disk).

I currently run XEN that comes with SLES10 SP4.

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qemu-img is part of the virt-utils. They are part of SLES11...

You can also use "VMware Converter" to convert your xen disk to vmware format.

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Also found the qemu tool, which is capable for converting xen images to vmware compatible format. – SparX Aug 21 '11 at 23:41
Typically you use plain raw images/volumes with Xen thus any tool (such as the ones mentioned above) which supports vmware format will do. I would try qemu-img also first. – snap Aug 21 '11 at 23:54
VMWare Converter sounds complicated - and seems to run only with windows, if I correctly understood the KB-article from vmware. virt-utils from sles10 should contain qemu-img? – Nils Aug 25 '11 at 20:59
Yes, virt-utils package seems to contain qemu-img binary. – SparX Sep 14 '11 at 17:33

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