[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 2/2] close #4031: vm: import: simplify example for creating VM from existing disk

Fabian Ebner f.ebner at proxmox.com
Tue Jun 14 14:48:25 CEST 2022


Now that the import-from feature is available.

Signed-off-by: Fabian Ebner <f.ebner at proxmox.com>
---
 qm.adoc | 18 ++++--------------
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

diff --git a/qm.adoc b/qm.adoc
index ba0ca20..4d0c7c4 100644
--- a/qm.adoc
+++ b/qm.adoc
@@ -1377,23 +1377,13 @@ Suppose you created a Debian/Ubuntu disk image with the 'vmdebootstrap' tool:
   --customize=./copy_pub_ssh.sh \
   --sparse --image vm600.raw
 
-You can now create a new target VM for this image.
+You can now create a new target VM, importing the image to the storage `pvedir`
+and attaching it to the VM's SCSI controller:
 
 ----
 # qm create 600 --net0 virtio,bridge=vmbr0 --name vm600 --serial0 socket \
-   --boot order=scsi0 --scsihw virtio-scsi-pci --ostype l26
-----
-
-Add the disk image as +unused0+ to the VM, using the storage +pvedir+:
-
-----
-# qm importdisk 600 vm600.raw pvedir
-----
-
-Finally attach the unused disk to the SCSI controller of the VM:
-
-----
-# qm set 600 --scsi0 pvedir:600/vm-600-disk-1.raw
+   --boot order=scsi0 --scsihw virtio-scsi-pci --ostype l26 \
+   --scsi0 pvedir:0,import-from=/path/to/dir/vm600.raw
 ----
 
 The VM is ready to be started.
-- 
2.30.2





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