So, had a client svmotion a vm to a new lun and use thin provisioning and hit this bug. figured simple enough, su to root and run the script here to fix.


Unfortunately, hitting this issue below and no idea how to fix

VMware ESX Server 3.5.0 build-64607

Can't locate VMware/VIRuntime.pm in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i386-linux-thread-multi /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0 .) at completeSVMForVMAffectedByKB1003874.pl line 5. BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at completeSVMForVMAffectedByKB1003874.pl line 5

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Did you apply the recommended patch?

(btw, that's 12q's in 24hrs - do you sleep? have you heard of twitter?)

  • Thanks for the answers, Philip. Actually few people are using this profile - my friend asked me for mine.
    – ToreTrygg
    Commented Jan 12, 2010 at 14:38
  • That would explain it, is one of them 'Mags'? he asks the same type of question very frequently too.
    – Chopper3
    Commented Jan 12, 2010 at 14:42
  • You didn't answer the important question....
    – Helvick
    Commented Jan 12, 2010 at 21:42

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