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clonehd while vm is running

Postby nkhoa » 1. Feb 2011, 16:43

Is there anyway to clone hd while the vm is running.
I've tried that, and ran into error, unless I shutdown the VM.

many thanks!!
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Re: clonehd while vm is running

Postby Perryg » 1. Feb 2011, 16:46

Looks to me that you already have your answer since it threw errors when you tried.
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Re: clonehd while vm is running

Postby nkhoa » 9. Feb 2011, 21:04

well, ideally I think it will be better to be able to clonehd while the VM is running.
Not sure if that is possible ;)
thanks for your reply!
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Re: clonehd while vm is running

Postby FrodoHobbits » 9. Feb 2011, 22:03

WHY?
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Re: clonehd while vm is running

Postby nkhoa » 12. Feb 2011, 00:49

let's say i'm running couple VMs which must be stay up at all time :|
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Re: clonehd while vm is running

Postby Perryg » 12. Feb 2011, 01:10

Everything has a maintenance schedule. You should setup one if you truly want the backup/restore to work should you need it. Other than that why bother.
You can research rsync and see if you can get to where you need.
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