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(Removed note about arch installation and virtio vda disks: new section)
(Removed note about arch installation and virtio vda disks: the section was merged into QEMU, so this is no longer relevant)
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I'm partial to examples on stuff like this, so as I work through this I intend to add some; for example, under the creation of the image:  You can name the image whatever you would like, and likely set the size in GB, so the command to create an image named "arch-standard" with a size of 10G would be:  qemu-img create -f qcow2 arch-standard.qcow2 10G    This will create an image in your current directory; this image file will not be 10G, but something substantially smaller.
 
I'm partial to examples on stuff like this, so as I work through this I intend to add some; for example, under the creation of the image:  You can name the image whatever you would like, and likely set the size in GB, so the command to create an image named "arch-standard" with a size of 10G would be:  qemu-img create -f qcow2 arch-standard.qcow2 10G    This will create an image in your current directory; this image file will not be 10G, but something substantially smaller.
 
[[User:Nitmd|Nitmd]] ([[User talk:Nitmd|talk]])
 
[[User:Nitmd|Nitmd]] ([[User talk:Nitmd|talk]])
 
== Removed note about arch installation and virtio vda disks ==
 
 
The link about the virtio vda devices seems to be out-of-date information.  This issue has since been patched.  I have a brand new arch guest installation (2013.06.01 media) with a virtio disk, and it works beautifully.  I removed the note.
 
[[User:Jslick|Jslick]] ([[User talk:Jslick|talk]]) 17:06, 6 July 2013 (UTC)
 

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I'm partial to examples on stuff like this, so as I work through this I intend to add some; for example, under the creation of the image: You can name the image whatever you would like, and likely set the size in GB, so the command to create an image named "arch-standard" with a size of 10G would be: qemu-img create -f qcow2 arch-standard.qcow2 10G This will create an image in your current directory; this image file will not be 10G, but something substantially smaller. Nitmd (talk)