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On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:05:33PM +0000, Emil Cronjäger wrote:
> Marek Marczykowski-Górecki:
> > On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:08:35PM +0000, Emil Cronjäger wrote:
> >> Marek Marczykowski-Górecki:
> >>> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 07:50:26PM +0000, Emil Cronjäger wrote:
> >>> Take a look at those instructions (in order):
> >>> https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/upgrade-to-r3.0/
> >> That got me a shell in one of the two VM's - thanx! There were some
> >> problems with the ip-commands though, but I managed to get the data out,
> >> and put it into a fresh VM.
> >> The other VM (also standalone), however, wont help me with a shell:
> >> connected to domain [domain-name]
> >> error: operation failed: PTY device is not yet assigned
> >> I am not sure or how to determine it, but it *might* be a debian-based
> >> VM, if that is to any help.
> > Standalone (PV) VM, right? Or maybe some HVM?
> yes, standalone VM, no HVM.
> >> It is not crucial for me to get the VM up and running, but I need to get
> >> data out of it somehow.
> > If you just want the data, create new VM, start it, and then attach the
> > old VM private.img and/or root.img to the new one as additional device:
> > qvm-block --attach-file new-vm /var/lib/qubes/appvms/old-vm/private.img
Correction: prefix file path with "dom0:". But if you didn't get any
error, it should be fine too...
> The command goes through without any errors, but the device doesnt show
> up in new-vm. No changes in lsblk before/after.
> I tried the --frontend=xvdi, also goes through with no problem, but
> still no new device for me in new-vm. Does it hide somewhere special?
No, it should be there as /dev/xvdi... Anything in `dmesg` output in
Invisible Things Lab
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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