Bug 506927 - virt-convert don't support qcow, qcow2, 'cow', these three disk formats.
virt-convert don't support qcow, qcow2, 'cow', these three disk formats.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python-virtinst (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
Virtualization Bugs
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Blocks: 574304
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Reported: 2009-06-19 06:58 EDT by Osier Yang
Modified: 2014-03-26 21:01 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-03-30 04:51:27 EDT
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virt-convert: Add cow, qcow, and qcow2 to format whitelist (2.55 KB, text/plain)
2009-12-13 14:02 EST, Cole Robinson
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Description Osier Yang 2009-06-19 06:58:50 EDT
Description of problem:
the manual of virt-convert doesn't say which disk formats it support. but say like this:
         -D format   
         Output disk format, or "none" if no conversion should be performed.
         See qemu-img(1).

in manual of qemu-img, there are 6 disk formats, including qcow, qcow, cow.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):python-virtinst-0.400.3-1.el5

How reproducible:

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Actual results:
converted normally.

Expected results:
Failed. please refer to the log listed below

Additional info:
the log generated by autotesting script:


If the virt-convert doesn't intent to support the disk formats expect "raw" and "vmdk", please modify the manual to clarify it.
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2009-12-13 14:02:55 EST
Created attachment 378050 [details]
virt-convert: Add cow, qcow, and qcow2 to format whitelist
Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2009-12-13 14:03:32 EST
Fix built in python-virtinst-0.400.3-6.el5
Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2010-03-30 04:51:27 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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