[sheepdog-users] Erasure coding and qemu-img

Andrew J. Hobbs ajhobbs at desu.edu
Mon Oct 28 21:57:11 CET 2013

I don't mind using dog vdi write from a raw file if that's the chosen 

There isn't a lot of existing documentation on proper usage of vdi 
write/read or using vdi backup/restore that I can find at the moment.

On 10/28/2013 04:15 PM, Valerio Pachera wrote:
> 2013/10/28 Andrew J. Hobbs <ajhobbs at desu.edu>:
>>   Is there a way to
>> specify you want an erasure encoded vdi when using 'qemu-img convert' to
>> convert a saved qcow2 image back into a vdi?
> I was wondering the same.
> I think you can "import" a raw file by 'dog vdi write' on an existing vdi.
> But I always store disk in qcow2 format to save space...

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