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Re: [Libguestfs] status of virt-resize support for xfs?



On Thu, Sep 01, 2016 at 11:55:50AM -0400, Ryan Sawhill wrote:
> Hey there everyone!
> 
> Trying to use virt-builder to download & resize the standard fedora-23
> image from libguestfs.org ...
> 
> ╔═[rsawhill jiop 11:50 ~] {0} $ rpm -q libguestfs-tools
> > libguestfs-tools-1.32.7-1.fc23.noarch
> > ╔═[rsawhill jiop 11:50 ~] {0} $ virt-builder --list | grep fedora-23
> > fedora-23                x86_64     Fedora® 23 Server
> > fedora-23                i686       Fedora® 23 Server (i686)
> > fedora-23                aarch64    Fedora® 23 Server (aarch64)
> > fedora-23                armv7l     Fedora® 23 Server (armv7l)
> > fedora-23                ppc64      Fedora® 23 Server (ppc64)
> > fedora-23                ppc64le    Fedora® 23 Server (ppc64le)
> > ╔═[rsawhill jiop 11:51 ~] {0} $ virt-builder --cache /var/cache/upvm -o
> > f23.img --size 11G fedora-23
> > [   1.1] Downloading: http://libguestfs.org/download/builder/fedora-23.xz
> > [   1.7] Planning how to build this image
> > [   1.7] Uncompressing
> > [   7.4] Resizing (using virt-resize) to expand the disk to 11.0G
> > virt-resize: error: unknown/unavailable method for expanding the xfs
> > filesystem on /dev/sda3
[...]
> I thought virt-resize supports expanding xfs
> <http://libguestfs.org/virt-resize.1.html> so I'm confused here. Is
> libguestfs in f23 not built with xfs support? How about f24?

XFS is an optional feature of libguestfs because of the large number
of dependencies that it pulls in.  You just need to install the
'libguestfs-xfs' package on the host.

Rich.

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