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From: Roman Penyaev <rpenyaev@suse.de>
To: Manuel Bentele <manuel-bentele@web.de>
Cc: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>,
	linux-block@vger.kernel.org, linux-block-owner@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Adding QCOW2 reading/writing support
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 16:28:45 +0200
Message-ID: <7a74dd35a390df25f2874aa7b4f8547e@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <762bceb9-c66c-0a45-7d6b-e5ed0df56cbf@web.de>

On 2019-04-17 23:53, Manuel Bentele wrote:

[cut]

> If you have an idea to solve the opposition for file formats that are
> acting as a container or virtual disk node for various data, please let
> me know.

If you need a raw block device you can export qcow2 image as a network 
block
device, something as the following:

# modprobe nbd
# qemu-nbd --connect=/dev/nbd0 image.qcow2
# fdisk -l /dev/nbd0

I suppose simplest variant.

--
Roman


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Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-04-16 21:30 Manuel Bentele
2019-04-17  1:35 ` Ming Lei
2019-04-17 11:32   ` Manuel Bentele
2019-04-17 12:16     ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-04-17 21:04       ` Manuel Bentele
2019-04-18  1:05         ` Ming Lei
2019-04-18 10:02           ` Manuel Bentele
2019-05-14  8:56             ` Manuel Bentele
2019-04-17 11:58 ` Hannes Reinecke
2019-04-17 21:53   ` Manuel Bentele
2019-05-14 14:28     ` Roman Penyaev [this message]
2019-05-20 13:05       ` Manuel Bentele

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