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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?

There needs to be some space, but probably not very much.  If the root
filesystem has no free space at all, then virt-v2v cannot install the
packages and files that it needs.

> 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.

This is plenty.

> 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).

1.28.x here:


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