I've been using a QEMU system to build software. The problem I've been having is that the system seems to suffer from extremely slow disk access. This is not necessarily a problem as it's not really a ...
We are using Ubuntu 12.04 with the following parameters: Dell R910 Kernel 3.2.0-25-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux kvm 1:84+dfsg-0ubuntu16+1.0+noroms+0ubuntu13 qemu-kvm ...
We have an Heartbeat/DRBD/Pacemaker/KVM/Qemu/libvirt cluster consisting of two nodes. Each node runs Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit with the following packages/versions: Kernel 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP ...
Using libvirt, I want to use QEMU's '-snapshot' option. That way, when the machine shuts down, all of the disk changes that were made get destroyed. Here is the manual for the -snapshot option: ...
What is the difference between KVM and Qemu? As I understand, latter is able to provide "user mode emulation" which means that one can run a single executable built for some other architecture like ...
I have recently started experimenting with the support for passthrough filesystems in recent versions of KVM/QEMU/libvirt. Making the filesystems available for read access has "just worked", but I'm ...
I'm trying to run a Solaris 11 / Sparc64 guest on a Linux/x86-64 host. I've cloned the qemu project and configured/compiled it with sparc64 support (./configure --target-list="sparc64-softmmu"). I've ...
conversion of a VMDK image with qemu-img failed with “error while reading sector 131072: Invalid argument”
I tried to convert a VMDK image found in a OVA file to the QCOW2 format with the qemu-img command but it failed with the error message qemu-img: error while reading sector 131072: Invalid argument ...
I have a directory filled with data at /var/backups/disk1 that I want to convert into a virtual disk image which I'll then be able to boot using QEMU or KVM (the directory contains the file system for ...