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Re: [Libguestfs] uninstall vmware tools on v2v to kvm?

On Wed, Jun 02, 2010 at 05:14:32PM -0400, Amos Benari wrote:
> Disabling the services (setting start mode 4 in the registry) solved
> the issue.

We can do this with ease from the virt-v2v script.

> Running the tools uninstaller failed with a message saying it will
> not uninstall if it's not running on VMware hypervisor.
> Looking at the guest registry I have found 8 VMware services, I
> think that uninstalling the tools entirely might be too intrusive,
> If someone is really bothered by some extra files on the file system
> they can uninstall on the original esx.

Yes, I agree, let's not do this for the moment.  We'll note it as a
bug and try to find a way to uninstall it properly later, if someone
cares about it.

> If this sounds like the correct solution I'll try to write it.

Yes please.


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