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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Libguestfs] [qemu-img] support for XVA

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Libguestfs] [qemu-img] support for XVA
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:57:06 +0100
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On 2017-11-15 23:55, Max Reitz wrote:
> On 2017-11-15 23:28, Max Reitz wrote:
>> On 2017-11-15 22:50, Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote:
>>> https://stacklet.com/downloads/XenServer-XVA-Template-Debian-7.8-Lightweight-x86
>> Hmmm, that gives me a timeout when downloading.  And another image I got
>> gives me an "argument list too long" -- which I had feared already...
>> It has a size of 3 MB and Linux "only" allows 2...
> OK, being a bit clever helped a lot.
> https://xanclic.moe/convert-xva.rb -- does this work?
> (It seems to works on the two example images I found...)

Note that I have no idea how to get the total image size from the
ova.xml (or wherever else), so you may have to call qemu-img resize on
the output to get it to the right size.  (It only creates an image that
covers all of the input data blocks.)


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