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

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sat May 15 13:08:56 EDT 2010


Thanks for all this. Worthy of a blog post for sure, so all can know.

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 12:20 AM, Chris Frey <cdfrey at foursquare.net> wrote

> 9) Insert filesystem into a single disk
>
>        # this will take a while, but preserves sparseness
>        cp --sparse=always <(head -c 32256 disk.img ; cat fs.img)
> finaldisk.img
>

Where did the number 32256 come from?
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