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virt-v2v: better living through new technology

If you ever used the old version of virt-v2v, our software that converts guests to run on KVM, then you probably found it slow, but worse still it was slow and could fail at the end of the conversion (after possibly an hour or more). 409 more words

New in libguestfs 1.27.34 - virt-v2v and virt-p2v

There haven’t been too many updates around here for a while, and that’s for a very good reason: I’ve been “heads down” writing the new versions of… 210 more words

libguestfs now works on 64 bit ARM

Pictured above is my 64 bit ARM server. It’s under NDA so I cannot tell you who supplied it or even show you a proper photo. 75 more words

Tip: Use gdbserver to debug qemu running under libguestfs

If qemu crashes or fails when run under libguestfs, it can be a bit hard to debug things. However a small qemu wrapper and… 114 more words

CentOS 7

CentOS 7 is out.

Although there are no cloud images available right now, I have put up a virt-builder image, so you can install CentOS 7 right now just by doing:

$ virt-builder centos-7.0

Super-nested KVM

Regular readers of this blog will of course be familiar with the joys of virtualization. One of those joys is nested virtualization — running a virtual machine in a virtual machine. 244 more words