On Tuesday, 17 October 2017 17:35:51 CET Richard W.M. Jones wrote: > The immediate issue is with Fedora/ppc64 and /ppc64le which currently > use extended partitions, breaking the virt-builder ‘--size’ parameter, > eg: > > $ virt-builder --arch ppc64le fedora-26 --size 20G > ... > [ 21.6] Resizing (using virt-resize) to expand the disk to 20.0G > virt-resize: error: /dev/sda5: partition not found in the source disk image > (this error came from '--expand' option on the command line). Try running > this command: virt-filesystems --partitions --long -a /var/tmp/vbf67b8c.img > > However more generally MBR is broken and should die. GPT is supported > by all modern virtual bootloaders, so just default to it. > > Notes: > > * This is different from mandating a UEFI bootloader. > > * I am not planning to rebuild any existing images except the > F26 ppc64 & ppc64le ones. > --- The reasons above suggest me that we should switch all the distros (in the libguestfs.org repository) to GPT, not just the ones in this patch. -- Pino Toscano
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