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Re: [Libguestfs] Migrating file based Xen RHEL5.4 to KVM




> -----Original Message-----
> From: libguestfs-bounces redhat com [mailto:libguestfs-
> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Richard W.M. Jones
> Sent: Monday, May 17, 2010 10:46 AM
> To: Martin Jeppesen; libguestfs redhat com
> Subject: Re: [Libguestfs] Migrating file based Xen RHEL5.4 to KVM
> 
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 02:13:02AM +0200, Martin Jeppesen wrote:
> > I was wondering, if you can help me out with a answer or two about
> > migrating file based RHEL5.4 Xen guests to RHEL5.5 KVM?
> >
> > Reading the source code to virt-v2v, it seams to me that migrating
> > RHEL 5.4 file based guests would be:
> >
> > * Log in to the guest
> > # yum install kernel
> > # vi /etc/rc.local
> > modprobe cirrus
> > modprobe virtio_blk
> > modprobe virtio_net
> >
> > # halt -p
> >
> > Is it really that simple for RHEL 5.4 guests?
> >
> > Should I make any changes to the guest config, when using network
> > bridge br0 on KVM for the guests?

Guests are unaware of the network configuration in the host, e.g. the
bridge name. You should make sure the correct bridge name is set in 
the OVF file. virt_v2v script will handle that for you if you remove
the comments from the config file network section.

> 
> CC'd to the mailing list, in case someone knows the answer
> to this.
> 
> Rich.
> 
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