qemu-img

qemu-img

TLDR

Create disk image with a specific size (in gigabytes)

$ qemu-img create [image_name.img] [gigabytes]G
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Show information about a disk image
$ qemu-img info [image_name.img]
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Increase or decrease image size
$ qemu-img resize [image_name.img] [gigabytes]G
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Dump the allocation state of every sector of the specified disk image
$ qemu-img map [image_name.img]
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Convert a VMware .vmdk disk image to a KVM .qcow2 disk image
$ qemu-img convert -f [vmdk] -O [qcow2] [path/to/file/foo.vmdk] [path/to/file/foo.qcow2]
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