[ovirt-users] gluster VM disk permissions

Bill James bill.james at j2.com
Mon May 23 16:00:48 UTC 2016

thank you very much for the reply.
My main question now is does it required to use "user = root" in 
qemu.conf for the import script to work?
I know in my earlier testing I got a permissions error when doing import 
until I added the root user line.

I guess I'll take it out and give it a try.

On 05/21/2016 01:52 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 02:53:02PM -0700, Bill James wrote:
>> maybe the other doc is old but it says:
>> "And a feature I intentionally removed in RHEL 7 was importing KVM → KVM"
>> which is what I am doing. raw disk KVM to ovirt.
>> Yes I can copy the disk image over the top of a ovirt disk image,
>> but the import script seemed cleaner.
>> Does virt-v2v try to convert the KVM image to KVM image or does it
>> just import it?
> Virt-v2v will now refuse to do this at all (except if you "trick" it
> as I did in my blog posting), but if we allowed it then it would make
> all kinds of modifications inside the guest which you don't need and
> have at least the potential to break things.
> The import-to-ovirt.pl script is/was intended as a simple import
> script which you should use instead in the case where guests already
> run on KVM and therefore don't need driver etc conversion/
> installation.
> As Nir said in the other reply, oVirt 4.0 has native import
> functionality and the import script is not needed at all for KVM ->
> oVirt imports.
> Virt-v2v should only be used for foreign hypervisor imports, such as
> VMware, Xen or Hyper-V to oVirt.
> Rich.

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