The VM migration is failing with "error: inspection could not detect the source guest"

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The VM migration from VMware to RHV is failing with following error

check_filesystem: /dev/rhelah/root matched no known OS partition
command: umount '/sysroot'
[   37.083787] XFS (dm-1): Unmounting Filesystem
command: umount returned 0
check_for_filesystem_on: /dev/rhelah/swap (swap)
inspect_os: fses:
fs: /dev/sda1 (xfs) role: other
fs: /dev/rhelah/root (xfs) role: other
fs: /dev/rhelah/swap (swap) role: swap
inspect_get_roots: roots:
libguestfs: trace: v2v: inspect_os = []
virt-v2v: error: inspection could not detect the source guest (or physical 


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