Category Archives: KVM

How to resize the KVM Virtual Machine Disk

In this post I’ll show you the steps for resizing the virtual disk without creating a copy or clone of it.┬áBefore starting this procedure, I would suggest you backing up any important data on the virtual machine.

Login to the KVM Machine and verify the current hard drive size:

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Converting a VMware Workstation virtual machine to KVM

In this tutorial, I’ll show you the step by step procedure to convert the vmware machine into kvm, during this conversation, I have faced some issues, which I’ll also share with you along with solution.

Before converting the vmware machine,I strongly recommend removing the vmware tools and any existing snapshots of the virtual machine.Then, on the windows machine, convert this multi-file image into a single image:

cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation"
vmware-vdiskmanager.exe -r "D:\VMWare\winxplite\XP-Lite.vmdk" -t 0 "D:\VMWare\winxplite\winxp.vmdk"

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Note: Please change the path of vmdk file according to your requirement.

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