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[Xen-users] imaging an existing system?

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Subject: [Xen-users] imaging an existing system?
From: Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:47:45 -0500
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I have an old server, running Debian Sarge. I'm getting ready to migrate to a new machine - more horsepower, newer version of Debian, etc.

As an interim step to migrating all of my production stuff, it sure would be nice to generate a snapshot of the current system, turn it into an image file, and get it running on the new box, as a VM.

Any suggestions as to procedures and tools for imaging an existing system?

Thanks much,

Miles Fidelman

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