Reply to post: Re: I was asked once to resize a virtual machine image.

Oh, sugar! Sysadmin accidently deletes production database while fixing a fault

DougS Silver badge

Re: I was asked once to resize a virtual machine image.

Poor design on Qemu's part. It should check if data is going to be lost as a result of the command and require a '-force' or something like that. At the very least be smart enough to know that no useful VM can be 160K in size.

Not that this excuses any admin from using a command he's obviously not familiar with without checking the man page first to be sure of what he's doing.

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