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Re: [libvirt] Error in virt-install



On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 05:21:25PM +0000, Nuno Fernandes wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've just installed an centos 5.2 with all the updates 'till now. Next i've 
> tried the following install script that worked fine:
> 
> virt-install  -n test -r 512 --vnc --file=/dev/VolGroup00/test-os --
> location=ftp://mirrors/centos/5/os/i386 -x 'text'
> 
> Next i've rebuild rpm of libvirt to libvirt-0.6.1 (using --with-rhel5-api). 
> The rpm build fine and installed without any errors. Next i've retried the 
> virt-install script but i get the following error:
> 
> 
> [root localhost ~]# virt-install  -n test -r 512 --vnc --
> file=/dev/VolGroup00/test-os --location=ftp://mirrors/centos/5/os/i386 -x 
> 'text'                                                                                                          
> 
> 
> Starting install...
> *** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/python: free(): invalid next size (fast): 
> 0x0936a1b8 ***
> ======= Backtrace: =========                                                            
> /lib/i686/nosegneg/libc.so.6[0x1e0906]                                                  
> /lib/i686/nosegneg/libc.so.6(cfree+0x90)[0x1e3e30]                                      
> /usr/lib/libvirt.so.0(virFree+0x24)[0x8eb4e4]                                           
> /usr/lib/libvirt.so.0[0x94793c]                                                         
> /usr/lib/libvirt.so.0[0x93abf1]                                                         
> /usr/lib/libvirt.so.0(virDomainLookupByUUID+0xb7)[0x8fda77]                             
> /usr/lib/libvirt.so.0(virDomainLookupByUUIDString+0x17f)[0x8ffbaf]                      
> /usr/lib/python2.4/site-
> packages/libvirtmod.so(libvirt_virDomainLookupByUUIDString+0x6d)[0xfa349d]

  Yes I'm seeing this too on 0.6.1 on RHEL-5.3, I'm trying to chase it
down, it's a bit hard to find out where the memory corruption occurs.

> I've memtested the memory and its fine. If i use a file as the target (instead 
> of a block device) it also works:
> 
> virt-install -n test -r 512 --vnc --file=/tmp/test-os --file-size=2 --
> location=ftp://mirrors/centos/5/os/i386

  yes I get the crash with a file based target too.
  I'm investigating ...

Daniel

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