[PVE-User] Misleading documentation for qm importdisk

Alwin Antreich a.antreich at proxmox.com
Wed Feb 5 12:17:35 CET 2020


Hello Simone,

On Wed, Feb 05, 2020 at 11:20:56AM +0100, Simone Piccardi via pve-user wrote:
> Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2020 11:20:56 +0100
> From: Simone Piccardi <piccardi at truelite.it>
> To: PVE User List <pve-user at pve.proxmox.com>
> Subject: Misleading documentation for qm importdisk
> User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101
>  Thunderbird/68.4.1
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I was importing some VirtualBox VM disk (.vdi) in to a KVM VM in proxmox
> (6.1). Reading in the man page:
> 
>        qm importdisk <vmid> <source> <storage> [OPTIONS]
> 
>        Import an external disk image as an unused disk in a VM. The image
>        format has to be supported by qemu-img(1).
> 
> I just tried someting like:
> 
> qm importdisk 100 diskimage.vdi local-lvm
This should work. On which pveversion -v are you?

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Cheers,
Alwin



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