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Re: [Xen-users] Convert CentOS system to Xen image?

On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 16:32 +0300, Igor Chubin wrote:
> On Mi, Apr 02, 2008 at 08:41:40 -0400, James Pifer wrote:
> > Attempted to do this using netcat + ssh and here's my next problem. The
> > CentOS server is using LVM, so instead of getting an img file of around
> > 8 gig that I expected, I got one that is 18 gig, or the size of the LV. 
> If you use netcat (and dd), you will get image
> with the size of underlying harddisk.
> (not LV, but whole disk).
> What command have you use to copy image?
> If you use line
>     cat /dev/DEVICE | nc ...

I used:
cat /dev/ida/c0d0p2 | nc -l -p 3000

Then on dom0 I used:
netcat centoshost 3000 > centos.img


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