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Re: [Libguestfs] Virt-rescue problem



On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 02:26:49PM +0000, Suvajit Sarkar wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to run this command
> virt-rescue --suggest -d XYZ
> virt-rescue --network -d XYZ
> the prompt is looking like this:
> I have no name!@(none):

This is probably:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=812970
It is supposed to be fixed in libguestfs >= 1.28.

> now I mounted the root partition suggested by virt-rescue to /sysroot
> then chroot /sysroot
> after that I tried to rebuild an initrd.img with the following command
> 
> update-initramfs -c -k 3.2.0-58-generic
> 
> But it failed with following error:
> update-initramfs: failed for /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-58-generic with 1.

What was the output of the 'virt-rescue --suggest -d XYZ'?

And did you run _all_ those commands?

> Also when running  apt-get update , it fails saying "no address associated
> with hostname.

Likely you need to copy /etc/resolv.conf to /sysroot/etc/resolv.conf
as well, so that name resolution works inside the chroot.

> host configuration:ubuntu 14.04
> guest:ubuntu 12.04

Rich.

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