[kwlug-disc] Converting a running Linux box to a Virtual Machine

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri May 14 22:42:14 EDT 2010


On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 10:00 PM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote:

> But upgrading is not a "fire and forget" experience.  The last time
> I did it, I actually created a VM of the system and did a trial run
> first.
>

Which virtualization technology did you use for this (VMWare, Xen,
VirtualBox, other)?

What are the steps to convert a running bare metal Linux installation to a
virtual machine?

Thanks in advance.
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