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Re: [Libguestfs] mount device of 'unknow' filesystem type



On Fri, Sep 07, 2012 at 05:12:14PM +0800, 周涛 wrote:
> the 'file' and 'vfs-type' commands returned "data" and empty string,
> and "virt-filesystems --all --long -a XXX"  returned :
> Name      Type        VFS      Label  MBR  Size        Parent
> /dev/sda  filesystem  unknown  -      -    8589901824  -
> /dev/sda  device      -        -      -    8589901824  -
[..]
> the windows vms are created by vsphere-client or XenCenter using vm-template, 
> the format of all disks is NTFS.

It looks as if qemu cannot recognize the container used for
the disk itself, so it just looks like garbled data.
What does 'file' say about the disk image?  Does the guest
use anything like Windows LDM?  Try converting it to a normal
format (eg. raw).

Rich.

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