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Re: [Libguestfs] libguestfs fails on FreeBSD9.3, MINIX3 qcow2 images

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 11:38:09AM -0400, Assaf Gordon wrote:
> Hello Richard and all,
> (continuing from https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2014-September/msg00112.html ).
> I'm experimenting with libguestfs on non-linux VMs, encountered errors on FreeBSD9.3 and MINIX3 (and few others, but these ones are easy to share), with host Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS x86-64.
> Attached are logs from "virt-inspector -v -x" for each VM.

Thanks -- both of these are inspection bugs.  I have filed there here:


Note that you can do useful things with libguestfs without necessarily
needing inspection to work.  Libguestfs will open any disk image, but
without inspection you won't be able to detect OSes in the disk image
nor map devices to mountpoints, unless you do it yourself.

The first bug (Minix) is likely quite easy to fix actually.  I suspect
that adjusting this function would do it:



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