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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH 1/2] v2v: document Debian/Ubuntu support



On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 04:05:05PM +0100, Pino Toscano wrote:
> ---
>  v2v/virt-v2v.pod | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/v2v/virt-v2v.pod b/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> index 4c7204b..ba91851 100644
> --- a/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> +++ b/v2v/virt-v2v.pod
> @@ -227,6 +227,10 @@ And hence L<virsh(1)>, L<virt-manager(1)>, and similar tools.
>  
>  =item OpenSUSE 10 and up
>  
> +=item Debian 6 and up
> +
> +=item Ubuntu 10.04, 12.04, 14.04, 16.04, and up
> +
>  =item Windows XP to Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2
>  
>  We use Windows internal version numbers, see
> @@ -758,6 +762,10 @@ below.
>   
>   OpenSUSE 10    kernel >= 2.6.25.5-1.1
>  
> + Debian 6+      All versions support virtio
> +
> + Ubuntu 10.04+  All versions support virtio
> +
>   Windows        Drivers are installed from the directory pointed to by
>                  "VIRTIO_WIN" environment variable
>                  (/usr/share/virtio-win by default) if present
> @@ -792,6 +800,18 @@ RHEL 6, so you will need to update to any version E<ge> 6.3 before
>  performing the conversion.  See also
>  L<https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1374232>
>  
> +=head1 DEBIAN AND UBUNTU
> +
> +=head2 "warning: could not determine a way to update the configuration of Grub2"
> +
> +Currently, virt-v2v has no way to set the default kernel in Debian
> +and Ubuntu guests using GRUB 2 as bootloader.  This means that
> +virt-v2v will not change the default kernel used for booting, even
> +in case it is not the best kernel available on the guest.
> +A recommended procedure is, before using virt-v2v, to check that the
> +boot kernel is the best kernel available in the guest (for example
> +by making sure the guest is up-to-date).
> +
>  =head1 WINDOWS
>  
>  =head2 Windows E<ge> 8 Fast Startup is incompatible with virt-v2v
> -- 
> 2.9.3
> 

ACK.

Rich.

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