[one-users] How to create the disk images

Ettore Enrico Delfino Ligorio ettoreusp at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 17:42:51 PST 2009


Please, take a look at


Have you tried to prepare the image?

dd   if=/dev/zero   of=/home/disk.img    bs=4096  count=3000111

mke2fs -j /home/disk.img

mount -t ext3 -o loop /home/disk.img  /mnt/disk_mount

Did you have available space in your filesystem?

Best Regards.
Ettore Enrico Delfino Ligorio

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Rodrigue CHAKODE
<Rodrigue.Chakode at imag.fr> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a beginner with opennebula:
> I read in the documentation that the disks declaration is a something like the following:
> DISK = [
>  source   = "/local/xen/domains/etch/disk.img",
>  target   = "sda",
>  readonly = "no" ]
> Secondly, I seen that we have 3 possibilities to declare the disks into xen:
>  1) Exporting Physical Devices as VBDs
>  2) Using File-backed VBDs (from dd for example)
>  3) Using LVM-backed VBDs
> I dont know if I'm right, but I think that the declaration with opennebula is like with the option 2.
> My problem is when I try to create a disk image with dd, I'm not able to create a large image with about 8GB for example (dd fail because the file is to large).
> Can anyone can help me.
> Regards
> --
> Rodrigue
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