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OLVM: Importing a Legacy BIOS OVA Fails Due to virt-v2v Recognizes It as UEFI (Doc ID 2797285.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.8 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A Legacy BIOS VM exported from third party platform as OVA, then import this OVA file into OLVM fails:

The import-<uuid>.log shows error below:
libguestfs: trace: v2v: find "/boot/efi/EFI"
libguestfs: trace: v2v: find0 "/boot/efi/EFI" "/tmp/libguestfsAiRBdM/find3.txt"
guestfsd: => glob_expand (0x71) took 0.00 secs
guestfsd: <= find0 (0xc4) request length 60 bytes
guestfsd: error: /boot/efi/EFI: No such file or directory
guestfsd: => find0 (0xc4) took 0.00 secs
libguestfs: trace: v2v: find0 = -1 (error)
libguestfs: trace: v2v: find = NULL (error)
virt-v2v: error: could not find bootloader mount point (/boot/efi/EFI):
find0: /boot/efi/EFI: No such file or directory



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