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



Along with the fact that I'm running straight Red Hat stuff here, and
if I want support to help me out, I need to be running Red Hat
supported tools.  ;)

-Kenny

On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 11:10 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> 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
> program.
>
> Rich.
>
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