Re: Providing official virtualisation images of Debian
29.07.2011 18:02, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:27:09AM +0200, Moritz Mühlenhoff wrote:
>> What virtualisation solutions should be supported?
> Open Virtualization Format (OVF) is the only format that should need to be
> supported. VirtualBox, VMWare, RHEV, AbiCloud, Citrix XenConvert, and
> OpenNode all support the format.
The problem with OVF is that it does not define actual disk image
format, it merely describes the VM for a management layer (like
libvirt), but makes no big effort to standardize disk format.
So it's basically useless in this context - it's kinda trivial to
provide the management stuff, the more important bit is the disk