[Libguestfs] new debian packages?

Hilko Bengen bengen at hilluzination.de
Mon Jun 6 23:36:12 UTC 2011

* Igor Serebryany:

> I installed the new packages on a sid system, and things seem broken (at
> least the python bindings):
>>>> import guestfs
>>>> g = guestfs.GuestFS()
>>>> g.add_drive_opts('disk.img', format='raw',readonly=True)
>>>> g.launch()
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>   File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/guestfs.py", line 188, in launch
>     return libguestfsmod.launch (self._o)
> RuntimeError: unexpected end of file when reading from daemon

This looks familiar. I think this message from one of the test scripts
in libguestfs turned out to be caused by missing kernel modules.

Could you please try if using febootstrap from git
(git://git.annexia.org/git/febootstrap.git) fixes the problem for you?


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