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Re: [fedora-virt] running Vista under KVM



On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 09:52 -0800, Wayne Feick wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 07:55 +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote: 
> > Hi Wayne,
> > 
> > On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 06:32 +0000, Wayne Feick wrote:
> > >  I've been trying to experiment with running Vista under KVM today, but
> > > I'm running into a cryptic error message that doesn't mean much to me:
> > > 
> > >         Unable to complete install '<class 'libvirt.libvirtError'> internal error QEMU quit during console startup
> > >         
> > >         Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >           File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 723, in do_install
> > >             dom = guest.start_install(False, meter = meter)
> > >           File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 732, in start_install
> > >             return self._do_install(consolecb, meter, removeOld, wait)
> > >           File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 767, in _do_install
> > >             self.domain = self.conn.createLinux(install_xml, 0)
> > >           File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 915, in createLinux
> > >             if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virDomainCreateLinux() failed', conn=self)
> > >         libvirtError: internal error QEMU quit during console startup
> > >         
> > >         '
> > 
> > See this page:
> > 
> >   https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Reporting_virtualization_bugs
> > 
> > Is there anything interesting in the log in /var/log/libvirt/qemu?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Mark.
> > 
> 
> Thanks, Mark. I was looking in /var/log/messages, but hadn't
> found /var/log/libvirt/qemu. Here's what it says:
> 
>          Supported machines are:
>         xenfv      Xen Fully-virtualized PC (default)
>         xenpv      Xen Para-virtualized PC
>  
> I eventually figured out that some more services needed to be started,
> but I wasn't entirely sure which. After a reboot, things seem to be
> working. 
> 
> So the key point is that you can't just install the Fedora 11
> virtualization group and go, you have to either reboot first, or figure
> out which services need to be started.

Interesting indeed. I haven't seen that in my own testing. Please file a
bug against Fedora/libvirt in bugzilla.redhat.com.

Thanks much,
Mark.


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