[ELDK] Rebuilding ELDK-4.1-uclibc with IPv6 support
wd at denx.de
Thu Feb 26 08:49:32 CET 2009
Dear "J.T. Conklin",
In message <6c5c8a400902251604r2be41d2cr94aaa864e0a553ef at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> Thanks for the info. It's very helpful.
> We're a VMware ESXi shop, so I'm going to try to set up a FC5 VM
> myself first rather than trying your QEMU image. But if that doesn't
> work, I'll try that.
Note that the image itself is in now way dependent on Qemu. It is
just a raw harddisk image - uncompressed size if 6 GiB = 6144 MiB =
6442450944 bytes. You could write it to a physical hard disk of 6 GiB
(or bigger) and then boot a real machine from it.
You most probably can also boot from this using VMware.
You may even be able to use qemu-img to convert it into a VMware
format, probably like that:
-> gunzip root-rh-7.3.img.gz
-> qemu-img convert -O vmdk root-rh-7.3.img root-rh-7.3.vmdk
[Note that this is completely untested; we don't use a proprietary
tool like VMware when there is equivalent free software like KVM
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