[CentOS-virt] p2v conversion questions
silvertip257 at gmail.com
Sat May 3 20:32:46 UTC 2014
On Thu, May 1, 2014 at 5:22 PM, <me at tdiehl.org> wrote:
> I am in the process of converting a w2k8 physical server to C6.5 kvm. In
> It says that virtio-win rpm is required. I know that the virtio-win rpms
> not available for Centos 6.5 but the drivers are available for download at
Per the RH docs, a RHN subscription is necessary for the virtio-win package.
> My question is does any have anyone have any documentation that shows
> where I should put the virtio-win drivers in order to get a successful
> migration? Is there any better documentation that I should
> use to get the migration done?
Maybe this will be helpful.
http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/10/13/poor-mans-p2v/ <-- in comments
somebody migrated Windows 2003 Server and reported success
> I have been googling all afternoon with no real progress. Some old threads
> have found seem to indicate that /usr/share/virtio-win is the correct place
> but those threads are from 2011. I need to do the migration tomorrow and I
> would like to be as prepared as possible.
My KVM and Windows experience has been for fresh installs only (where I
used the ISO from the Fedora project). Most of my VMs are Linux (go
Out of simplicity, I would attach the virtio-win ISO and attach a temporary
virtio disk so the machine would [at least] boot via IDE initially. This
presents a couple of extra steps, but it's a one time thing. I'm
definitely interested in better/simpler/efficient solutions if there is one.
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