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Old 05-03-2012, 01:00 PM   #1
cscott952
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virt-v2v windows host conversion


I'm converting from a Xen to a KVM environment. The host is Centos 6.2 (x86_64). I'm using virt-v2v to convert my current vm's. The Linux hosts have worked fine, however my 2 Windows machines both fail the conversion:

# virt-v2v -i libvirtxml -os kvm_test --bridge br0 <host config>

Attempts to convert both a Windows 7 and a Windows 2003 server have resulted in this error:

virt-v2v: No root device found in this operating system image.


I can't find much useful information that's specific to my situation. Both of these Windows vm's are simple implementations hardware-wise. No RAID, etc.
 
Old 05-04-2012, 05:57 AM   #2
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I don't know about CentOS, but on RHEL 6 that error message means that the libguestfs-winsupport rpm isn't installed. It means that inspection failed because libguestfs couldn't read the NTFS filesystem.
 
  


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