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Re: [virt-tools-list] what does virt-v2v check for in a multiboot os?

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:36:13AM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 27/01/2011, at 1:31 AM, Kenneth Armstrong wrote:
> > Sorry, forgot to CC list.
> > 
> > Ok, is there a way to use virt-v2v (or something else) to just copy
> > off of esx and not convert it?  I ask because when it fails, the
> > imported vm is automagically deleted from the nfs export domain (I
> > assume by either RHEV or the virt-v2v tool).
> Probably a long shot, but have you looked at vmware2libvirt?
>   http://libvirt.org/apps.html#conversion

vmware2libvirt just writes a libvirt configuration file.

V2V is way more complex than that and involves deep modifications to
the guest, which is what virt-v2v does and why it's such a large


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.

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