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Re: [Fedora-xen] Re: [fedora-virt] Re: Dom0 kernels



On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 08:27:14AM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > 
> > I rebuilt 3.3.1-9 on fc10, and it seems to work.
> > 
> > But virt-install (and virt-manager) seem to have problems.. 
> > 
> > # virt-install <options>
> > 
> > ERROR    Unsupported virtualization type 'xen'
> > 
> > Was xen support removed from virt-install, or does it just fail to detect
> > xen is available when using pv_ops dom0? 
> 
> Either that, or the xen is a bit out-of-date because Fedora had no dom0
> kernel (thus no testing) since Fedora 8 ...
> 
> I'd suggest to file bugs.  Most likely the culprit is libvirt.
> 

Actually we hunted this down with Cole Robinson and Jeremy..

The reason is pv_ops dom0 kernel is still missing /sys/hypervisor infos..
virt-install (or libvirt) needs that info to fetch the capabilities.

Jeremy said there should be a kernel patch for that in the old RH dom0 tree..

-- Pasi


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