Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 603303
Fail to convert from vmdk to qcow
Last modified: 2010-11-11 11:22:09 EST
Description of problem:
Fail to convert from vmdk to qcow, while to cow/qcow2 succeed
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. # qemu-img convert -O qcow /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.vmdk /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.qcow
qemu-img: Could not open '/var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.qcow'
Null output, and convert successfully
Both cow/qcow2 succeeded without error info
# qemu-img convert -O qcow2 /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.vmdk /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.qcow2
# qemu-img convert -O cow /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.vmdk /var/lib/libvirt/images/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386/ESX4-RHEL3U9-i386.cow
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Can you please run qemu-img under strace to see where it fails?
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.