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Re: [Libguestfs] Another virt-p2v blew up



I just checked the versions on the conversion server:

[root Fedora16-64P2V ~]# rpm -qa | grep libguestfs
python-libguestfs-1.14.2-1.fc16.x86_64
libguestfs-tools-c-1.14.2-1.fc16.x86_64
libguestfs-tools-1.14.2-1.fc16.x86_64
libguestfs-1.14.2-1.fc16.x86_64
[root Fedora16-64P2V ~]#
[root Fedora16-64P2V ~]#
[root Fedora16-64P2V ~]# rpm -qa | grep v2v
virt-v2v-0.8.5-1.fc16.x86_64
[root Fedora16-64P2V ~]#

As it turns out, that source physical machine was upgraded in place from Windows 2000 several years ago.  We've also had problems using the approach with ntbackup and restore.  So tonight we're trying with Acronis Universal Restore.

- Greg



-----Original Message-----
From: Richard W.M. Jones [mailto:rjones redhat com] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 6:42 AM
To: Greg Scott
Cc: libguestfs redhat com; Matthew Booth; Joey Bertalan; Fredy Hernández
Subject: Re: [Libguestfs] Another virt-p2v blew up

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 06:30:14PM -0600, Greg Scott wrote:
> I may have an idea why this one blew up.  This source machine apparently does not have a c:\windows directory.  Instead, Windows is loaded into c:\Winnt.  
> 
> Looks like the p2v error was "guestfsd: error: windows: no file or directory found with this name"  I wonder if it was looking for c:\Windows and instead found c:\Winnt?

Which version of virt-v2v and libguestfs is this?

libguestfs should detect \winnt as the %systemroot%.  You can check
by doing:

  virt-inspector2 Guest | grep -i systemroot

Rich.

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