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Re: [Libguestfs] Virtio-win RPM?



On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 07:17:06AM -0600, Greg Scott wrote:
> I should have this in my head by now...
> 
>  
> 
> I tried migrating a physical Windows host last night using virt-p2v CD.
> It ran for 3 hours and then died.  I'll get details later from the log
> but as I think about it, I'll bet it died because I never installed
> virtio-win in my Fedora migration server.  
> 
> The documentation says do "yum install virtio-win" - but this is RHEL
> documentation and my migration server is a Fedora 14 VM and yum doesn't
> find it from there.  Where do I grab virtio-win and how do I set it up
> on that Fedora system such that virt-p2v-server will find it and use it
> during a Windows P2V migration?

We don't have an RPM for Fedora.  It wouldn't be possible to add this
to Fedora right now since we cannot yet cross-compile it from source
using a completely Free toolchain.  In future we probably will be able
to do this with mingw64.

The latest virtio-win ISO images are here:

http://archive.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/virtio-win/

Rich.

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