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Re: [Fedora-xen] Re: [fedora-virt] virt-install (and virt-manager) unsupported virtualization type 'xen' with pv_ops dom0 on Fedora 10



On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 09:37:25PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 02:28:52PM -0500, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > > On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 08:50:36PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > >> On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 01:45:11PM -0500, Cole Robinson wrote:
> > >>> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > >>>> [root dom0test ~]# virt-install --connect xen:/// -n vm01 -r 512 --vcpus=1 -f /dev/vg00/vm01 --vnc -p -l
> > >>>> "ftp://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/releases/10/Fedora/i386/os";
> > >>>>
> > >>>> ERROR    Unsupported virtualization type 'xen'
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Hmm.. so that didn't help unfortunately.. Other ideas? 
> > >>>>
> > >>> Ah okay. Libvirt capabilities must be getting confused. Can you attach
> > >>> the output of
> > >>>
> > >>> virsh --connect xen:/// capabilities
> > >>> cat /sys/hypervisor/properties/capabilities
> > >>>
> > >> [root dom0test ~]# virsh --connect xen:/// capabilities
> > >> <capabilities>
> > >>
> > >>   <host>
> > >>     <cpu>
> > >>       <arch>i686</arch>
> > >>       <features>
> > >>         <pae/>
> > >>       </features>
> > >>     </cpu>
> > >>     <migration_features>
> > >>       <live/>
> > >>       <uri_transports>
> > >>         <uri_transport>xenmigr</uri_transport>
> > >>       </uri_transports>
> > >>     </migration_features>
> > >>     <topology>
> > >>       <cells num='1'>
> > >>         <cell id='0'>
> > >>           <cpus num='2'>
> > >>             <cpu id='0'/>
> > >>             <cpu id='1'/>
> > >>           </cpus>
> > >>         </cell>
> > >>       </cells>
> > >>     </topology>
> > >>   </host>
> > >>
> > >> </capabilities>
> > >>
> > >> [root dom0test ~]# cat /sys/hypervisor/properties/capabilities
> > >> cat: /sys/hypervisor/properties/capabilities: No such file or directory
> > >>
> > > 
> > > [root dom0test ~]# ls -la /sys/hypervisor
> > > ls: cannot access /sys/hypervisor: No such file or directory
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > Hmm, well that will do it. Libvirt capabilities are what tell user apps
> > what types of domains can be installed, and generating xen capabilities
> > is largely dependent on the above paths. Not too sure what to do from here.
> > 
> 
> Ok.
> 
> I'll try asking what's the thing with that.. if it's still missing, or is it
> deprecated or something..
> 

Ok, it seems that /sys/hypervisor feature is not yet implemented in pv_ops
dom0 kernel.

There's a patch somewhere in Redhat's old dom0 repository.. Jeremy is trying
to find that. 

For reference discussion on xen-devel about this:
http://lists.xensource.com/archives/html/xen-devel/2009-03/msg00472.html

-- Pasi


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