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27.2. Cloning volumes

Placeholder : Needs to describe what "cloning" means in this regard
The new volume will be allocated from storage in the same storage pool as the volume being cloned.
# virsh vol-clone --pool guest_images_disk volume3 clone1
Vol clone1 cloned from volume3

# virsh vol-list guest_images_disk
Name                 Path                                    
clone1               /dev/sdb1                               
volume2              /dev/sdb2                               
volume3              /dev/sdb3                               

# parted -s /dev/sdb print
Model: ATA ST3500418AS (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdb: 500GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt

Number  Start   End     Size    File system  Name     Flags
2      8590MB  17.2GB  8590MB               primary
3      17.2GB  25.8GB  8590MB               primary
1      25.8GB  34.4GB  8590MB               primary


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