Bug 615882 - [QE-Review][V2V]It's better to erase '25.2.2. Converting a local Xen virtualized guest'
[QE-Review][V2V]It's better to erase '25.2.2. Converting a local Xen virtuali...
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Virtualization_Administration_Guide (Show other bugs)
6.0
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Assigned To: David Jorm
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Reported: 2010-07-19 04:21 EDT by Rita Wu
Modified: 2014-10-20 20:00 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-11-11 10:37:40 EST
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Description Rita Wu 2010-07-19 04:21:17 EDT
Description of problem:
In rhel6, there is no Xen kernel any more, so that it's impossible for us to convert a local Xen virtualized guest.
It's better to erase 25.2.2. Converting a local Xen virtualized guest

(http://documentation-stage.bne.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/6/html-single/Virtualization/#chap-Virtualization-v2v-migration)

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Comment 2 Matthew Booth 2010-07-19 04:55:42 EDT
This is still possible, because the host may have been upgraded in place from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6.
Comment 3 Rita Wu 2010-07-19 06:01:32 EDT
Oh, maybe I let you misunderstand. My point is we cannot convert Xen guests via running  'virt-v2v -ic xen:///localhost -op pool --bridge brname vm-name', because there is no Xen kernel in RHEL6. (also xen:///localhost should be xen:/// or xen:///system )
Comment 4 Matthew Booth 2010-07-19 06:15:09 EDT
Ah, yes. I'd forgotten that was in there.

I think the section needs to stay because we still want to support upgrading from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6. However, there is no need to document the case where the Xen hypervisor is running as this isn't possible in RHEL 6 as you say.
Comment 5 Christopher Curran 2010-07-19 21:04:39 EDT
David, can you fix this bug for RHEL and RHEV?

Chris
Comment 6 David Jorm 2010-07-20 02:52:30 EDT
I have removed the xen:///localhost example from the RHEL 6 guide only. Fixed in build:

Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux-Virtualization-6-web-en-US-0-44.el5
Comment 9 Andrew Ross 2010-07-27 00:29:35 EDT
Verified: Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux-Virtualization-6-web-en-US-0-47.el5

xen:/// removed, section remains :)
Comment 10 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 10:37:40 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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