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KVM Virtualization Cookbook by Konstantin Ivanov

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Managing disk images with qemu-img

To run virtual machines, QEMU needs images to store the filesystem of the guest OS. The image itself is a type of file, and it represents the guest filesystem residing on a virtual disk. QEMU supports various images and provides tools to create and manage them. In this recipe, we are going to build a blank disk image with the qemu-img utility.

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