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Re: [Libguestfs] P2V conversion failed with "/run/lvm/lvmetad.socket: connect failed: No such file or directory"



On Tue, Nov 03, 2015 at 03:03:21PM +0530, Chengappa Changz wrote:
> Hello Rich,
> Greetings!
> 
> It was great connecting with you and, I would like to thank you for your
> time and being patient on answering all our queries.
> 
> However, referring to the link ->
> http://libguestfs.org/virt-p2v.1.html#how-virt-p2v-works we have a
> ambiguity -> i.e. under the section "GUI INTERACTIVE CONFIGURATION" we have
> "When you start virt-p2v, you'll see a graphical configuration dialog that
> walks you through connection to the conversion server,"

Have a look at what I wrote here:

  https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2015-November/msg00015.html

which will show you how you can diagnose the real problem.

> As of now we are using *virt-manager* to get this GUI INTERACTIVE
> CONFIGURATION as we are not sure if this is the correct way of invoking GUI,

While you can use virt-manager for testing things, that's not the
correct way to run virt-p2v to convert a physical machine.

Rich.

> Attaching the screen shots of the process till where we were *successful
> using the virt-manger*
> 
> It would be highly appreciated if you can let us know how we can invoke
> this interactive GUI with-out virt-manager so that we could proceed further
> with the conversion.
> 
> *Thanks & Regards,*
> 
> *Chengappa M.R*
> 
> Software Designer
> Network Function Virtualization | Communication Media Solutions
> 
> cm-r hp com
> M +91 944 934 9647
> Hewlett Packard Company
> Bangalore,
> India.
> 
> 
> Please print thoughtfully
> 
> 
> On 3 November 2015 at 04:45, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 10:59:35PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > > On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 06:51:20PM +0530, Ravi Chaudhary wrote:
> > > > Sorry, attached herein is the screenshot
> > >
> > > This error "unexpected end of file waiting for password prompt" is
> > > this bug:
> > >
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1167916#c4
> > >
> > > Although it is a bug in virt-p2v -- it should print a clearer error
> > > message -- what it really means in this case is that you've got the
> > > wrong server name, user or password, or that virt-p2v is unable to
> > > contact the server (perhaps because of firewall or network problems).
> >
> > And by "server", of course I mean the virt-v2v conversion server.
> >
> > Rich.
> >
> > --
> > Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat
> > http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
> > Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com
> > virt-df lists disk usage of guests without needing to install any
> > software inside the virtual machine.  Supports Linux and Windows.
> > http://people.redhat.com/~rjones/virt-df/
> >





-- 
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com
virt-p2v converts physical machines to virtual machines.  Boot with a
live CD or over the network (PXE) and turn machines into KVM guests.
http://libguestfs.org/virt-v2v


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