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how to convert qcow3 image to qcow2

asked 2015-11-12 01:30:54 -0500

Basivireddy gravatar image

I tried with

qemu-img convert -O qcow2 net-flow_collector.qcow3 net-flow_collect.qcow2

but no-use

file net-flow_collect.qcow2

net-flow_collector.qcow2: QEMU QCOW Image (v3), 21474836480 bytes

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answered 2015-11-13 02:30:48 -0500

updated 2015-11-13 04:18:18 -0500

Hi, try with this:

qemu-img convert -f qcow2 -O qcow2 net-flow_collector.qcow3 net-flow_collector.qcow2


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syntax error.-f is optional.we have to specify the output format

Basivireddy gravatar imageBasivireddy ( 2015-11-13 02:59:10 -0500 )edit

Sorry, i forgot an option at the command. As i know, qcow3 format is handled by qcow2 driver. Answer edited

Eduardo Gonzalez gravatar imageEduardo Gonzalez ( 2015-11-13 04:16:36 -0500 )edit

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