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Re: [Fedora-xen] virt-manager gives "The console is currently unavailable" in FC6



Hello,

Actually, I have exactly the same problem with FC6 for some days now.
Concerning Daniel's questions (for me) :

- qemu process : ok
- virsh dump : ok but why port=-1 ?
<graphics type='vnc' port='-1'/>
- virt-manager log :
Unable to activate console socket.gaierror (-2, 'Nom ou service inconnu')
(detail is given below).

What strange is, it is that everything worked well at beginning.
I have not made system modifications or so. It's the third time that I have to install FC6.

It would be really great if you have an idea about what is happening.
Thanks for your help

2006/11/14, Daniel P. Berrange < berrange redhat com >:
On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 06:03:17PM -0800, Ranganathan, Shobha wrote:
> I had a typo in my previous message.
>
> I see no errors in xend.log and xend-debug.log.

Ok, that's good - can you see if there is a qemu-dm process running,
eg

  ps -auxfww | grep qemu-dm

> But I do have qemu*log messages. For my last problem, I only see the
> following
> Domid: 2
> Shared page at pfn:ffff, mfn:34cd5
> Buffered io page at pfn:fffd, mfn:34cd7

Looks reasonable. Can you see if there is a '<graphics>' block
in the XML  when you run

  'virsh dumpxml  <domain name>'

For the domain that you failed to get a console on. Also make sure that
in the /etc/xen/<domain name> there is a 'vnc=1' config option. Finally,
take a look at /root/.virt-manager/virt- manager.log to see if there's
any errors reported.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel P. Berrange [mailto: berrange redhat com]
> Sent: Monday, November 13, 2006 5:24 PM
> To: Ranganathan, Shobha
> Cc: fedora-xen redhat com
> Subject: Re: [Fedora-xen] virt-manager gives "The console is currently
> unavailable" in FC6
>
> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 05:08:48PM -0800, Ranganathan, Shobha wrote:
> > I am trying to install unmodified guest FC5 in host Os FC6.
> >
> > I am using virt-manager and upon gathering all information, when I
> click
> > finish, the GUI shows me "The console is currently unavailable".
>
> This basically means that virt-manager was unable to successfully
> connect
> to the VNC server which exports the guest framebuffer / console. Since
> you say this is with fully virt, it probably means that the qemu-dm
> process
> failed to startup correctly - since VNC itself rarely fails I imagine
> some
> other bit of the guest config broke - network / disk setup being most
> likely
>
> >
> > What is wrong ? xm list shows the guest as blocked. I see error
> messages
> > in xend-debug.log and xend.log
>
> What are the errors you see - they may well help diagnose the problem
> you are encountering ? Also check for /var/log/xen/qemu-dm*.log for
> info about the fully-virt device model startup

Regards,
Dan.
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