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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: KVM snapshot process
Date Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:21:49 GMT
On 04.06.2014 08:32, Ivan Rodriguez wrote:
> What is the purpose of doing this
> 
> qemu-img convert -f qcow2 -O qcow2 -s
> 
> KVM is using qcow2 this is the bit that is slowing this whole process

This is required to take the disk snapshot, additionally your backing 
file might not always be QCOW2, it could be RAW (iSCSI/CLVM), CEPH etc, 
but the target file needs to be a (qcow) file so it can be stored easily 
on the NFS share.

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Nux!
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