[Libguestfs] [rjones at redhat.com: Re: Suggestions on building VM disks from scratch]

Dale Amon amon at vnl.com
Sat Apr 14 12:08:20 UTC 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 07:36:24AM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 12:20:00AM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> > I might add that virt-rescue now gets much further
> > than I have ever seen before... it shows a line
> > [  245.032513]  vda: vda1 vda2
> > 
> > before hanging forever. So it at least has gotten
> > to the point of recognizing the partitions on the
> > virtual disk I want to access.
> This hang is also characteristic of the ADFS problem.
> I don't think anything is going to change until someone fixes this
> kernel bug.

Is there more than one facit to this bug? The reports I've found all
seems to say it is with a blank disk. In this case the virtual
disk is partitioned and has a valid ext4 and a swap partition
on it and only lacks the boot MBR and grub set up.

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