Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 242662
Difficult to use existing virtual machines (rfe)
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:25:44 EDT
Description of problem:
This is a request for an enhancement. At the moment, if you have existing
virtual machines (e.g., a Qemu disk) it is difficult to bring it into
virt-manager - the "New machine" wizard insists on having install media
available, even though you can specify a harddisk image file which contains a
Work-around: give it any CD, and tell it to install from that. Before the
machine can boot, shut it down, remove the CD. You can then start the virtual
machine, which seems to run correctly.
I recognise there may be issues with bringing virtual machines created by other
software into the virt-manager system, but it seems worth at least giving people
the option to try - even if in some instances it won't work.
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