[Openstack] [openstack-dev] question regarding vmdk file format for baremetal provisioning

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Tue Oct 22 03:18:47 UTC 2013

You'll need a format qemu-img supports; diskimage-builder outputs
qcow2 by default, for instance.

Also note it must be a partition image, not a full disk image.


On 22 October 2013 16:15, Ravikanth Samprathi <rsamprat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Am using a vmdk file for provisioning baremetal. But the nova failed with
> nova-compute log having the following message:
> ERROR nova.compute.manager ..... Unexpected error while running command
> qemu-img convert ....error while reading sector 131072 .... Invalid
> argument.
> Can someone provide some help/pointers.
> Thanks
> Ravi
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