First there are a few things to consider and configure before creating new virtual machines (DomU). Loopback vs LVM Transfering a file is easier than moving lvm volumes to servers. As the DomU will run services in production, lvm is the better choice. Other possibilities for more portability: Docker, XenServer Cluster, OpenStack XL config Modify…
Reboot without fsck Rebooting debian server skipping fsck run on boot:
user@server:~# sudo shutdown -rf now
Reboot with fsck Rebooting debian server forcing fsck run on boot:
user@server:~# sudo shutdown -rF now
Another solution is to create a file called forcefsck.
user@server:~# sudo touch /forcefsck