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Re: [Libguestfs] P2V: Error while converting Windows server



On Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 04:25:17PM -0500, Ricardo Arguello wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 2:37 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 12:35:45PM -0500, Ricardo Arguello wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> >> > We're all on holiday until Tuesday.  However my suggestion is to get
> >> > more debugging out of the server.  Is it possible to enable more
> >> > debugging on the server side by setting LIBGUESTFS_DEBUG=1 and/or
> >> > LIBGUESTFS_TRACE=1 ?
> >> >
> >> > The 'pwrite_device: offset is negative' error looks quite serious and
> >> > will almost certainly be a bug in virt-p2v.
> >>
> >> I'll enable debugging and post the log here.
> >>
> >> Do you think I should give libguestfs-1.16.15-1.fc16 a try?
> >>
> >> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libguestfs-1.16.15-1.fc16
> >
> > It's the latest stable version, so it is the stablest and most bug
> > free version.  I don't know if it fixes this bug, but it's worth
> > trying.
> >
> > You can find out a list of things fixed in 1.16.15 by looking at the
> > commits here:
> >
> > http://fedorapeople.org/gitweb?p=rjones/public_git/libguestfs.git;a=log;h=refs/tags/1.16.15
> 
> I checked /var/log/messages and it looks like the problem was because
> of a missing 'virtio-win' package in the F16 conversion server:
> 
> Apr  5 23:25:20 virt-p2v virt-v2v[9165]: FATAL: Installation failed
> because the following file
> s referenced in the configuration file are required, but missing:
> /usr/share/virtio-win/driver
> s/i386/Win2003
> Apr  5 23:25:20 virt-p2v virt-v2v[9165]: FATAL: Died at
> /usr/bin/virt-p2v-server line 394, <>
> line 7.
> Apr  5 23:25:20 virt-p2v virt-v2v[9165]: WARNING: Error messages were
> written to /var/log/virt
> -p2v-server.1333670581.log.
> Apr  5 23:25:20 virt-p2v virt-v2v[9165]: p2v-server exited.
> 
> Should I install the virtio-win rpm from RHEL 6 into F16 or is there
> any virtio-win package for Fedora somewhere?

It's here:

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

although I seem to remember there is some configuration you
have to do.  Best to ask Matt on Tuesday.

Rich.

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