[Libguestfs] Virt-v2v conversion issue

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Oct 27 19:51:23 UTC 2014

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 06:42:26PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> [Please keep replies on the list]
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 04:23:52PM +0000, VONDRA Alain wrote:
> > It would be great in my case to import the VM in ovirt without using
> > a nfs connection because the share is on the same server...  But at
> > my knowledge, when you put the option -o rhev, you have to link with
> > a nfs server, am I right ?
> It's simply not possible to make it work without the NFS server.
> That's just how it works.  I suggest you need to ask whoever runs your
> NFS server to fix it so it has more capacity.

There's some breaking news on this issue.

During our internal testing we also observed problems where NFS writes
would hang, with virt-v2v but also with other tools (it's an NFS bug).
This was fixed by updating the kernel on the virt-v2v client to the
latest version.


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