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Re: [Libguestfs] virt-v2v: Died at /usr/bin/virt-p2v-server line 411

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 08:28:53PM +0100, Nicolas Ecarnot wrote:
> Le 10/11/2014 20:09, Richard W.M. Jones a écrit :
> >>>Matt - any ideas?
> >>>
> >>>There is also the new version of p2v/v2v available, although it
> >>>requires recent Fedora or RHEL/Centos 7.0.
> >>
> >>This is the last thing it does before unwinding:
> >>
> >>libguestfs: trace: cp "/transferxdTiHj/windows/rhev-apt.exe" "/Program
> >>Files/RedHat/V2V Firstboot"
> >>libguestfs: trace: cp = 0
> >>
> >>So, maybe the guest is out of disk space, or has filesystem corruption?
> >
> >New v2v enforces a minimum free space on mountable fses which I don't
> >think was in the old version.  If c:\ has less than 50 MB free it will
> >refuse to convert it.  Use 'virt-df' to check.
> >
> >That said I would be surprised if the 'cp' succeeded but v2v crashed
> >suddenly because of insufficient space.
> Hello,
> Do I have to understand that :
> - I should perform a fsck on my guest filesystem before the P2V?
> - I should ensure there is enough available space on it?
> The partition I'm trying to convert is 50Go large, filled up with
> something like 40Go. Even with a big error margin, it seems
> comfortable.
> Before the P2V, I did no fsck, but I used to microsoft defrag tool
> (the old 2003 one). I'm not sure it also checks the filesystem
> integrity...
> - Finally, when you write about the "NEW" v2v, what version do you
> speak about? Is the one I used ( not new enough? (I know it
> is not the very last, but quite decent though).

The new version is 1.28, part of libguestfs.  See:



> Well, thank you for having answered.
> On this conversion, I have no choice but succeed.
> I also tried the old livecd+netcat+dd option, but the OS did not
> even boot, even if I copied the MBR and double check the special
> flag with an hex editor ("FF").
> So I will keep trying until success.
> -- 
> Nicolas Ecarnot

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