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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH] Display verbose error message when guest storage isn't found



On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 02:45:43PM +0000, Matthew Booth wrote:
> Unfortunately libvirt will not always return volume information for a guest's
> volume. Specifically, it will not return volume information if the volume is not
> in a storage pool. Rather than displaying a generic libvirt error in this case,
> advise the user how they can create an appropriate storage pool.
> 
> Fixes RHBZ#672498
> ---
>  lib/Sys/VirtV2V/Connection/LibVirtSource.pm |   27 +++++++++++++++++++++++----
>  1 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/lib/Sys/VirtV2V/Connection/LibVirtSource.pm b/lib/Sys/VirtV2V/Connection/LibVirtSource.pm
> index 628074c..9db9f60 100644
> --- a/lib/Sys/VirtV2V/Connection/LibVirtSource.pm
> +++ b/lib/Sys/VirtV2V/Connection/LibVirtSource.pm
> @@ -130,10 +130,29 @@ sub get_volume
>          eval {
>              $vol = $self->{vmm}->get_storage_volume_by_path($path);
>          };
> -        die(user_message(__x("Failed to retrieve storage volume {path}:".
> -                             "{error}",
> -                             path => $path,
> -                             error => $ ->stringify()))) if($@);
> +        if ($ ->code == Sys::Virt::Error->ERR_NO_STORAGE_VOL) {
> +            die user_message(__x("Failed to retrieve volume information for ".
> +                                 "{path}. This could be because the volume ".
> +                                 "doesn't exist, or because the volume exists ".
> +                                 "but is not contained in a storage pool.\n\n".
> +                                 "In the latter case, you must create a ".
> +                                 "storage pool of the correct type to contain ".
> +                                 "the volume. Note that you do not have to ".
> +                                 "re-create or move the volume itself, only ".
> +                                 "define a pool which contains it. libvirt ".
> +                                 "will automatically detect the volume when ".
> +                                 "it scans the pool after creation.\n\n".
> +                                 "virt-manager is able to create storage ".
> +                                 "pools. Select Edit->Connection Details ".
> +                                 "from the application menu. Storage pools ".
> +                                 "are displayed in the Storage tab.",
> +                                 path => $path));
> +        } else {
> +            die user_message(__x("Failed to retrieve storage volume {path}:".
> +                                 "{error}",
> +                                 path => $path,
> +                                 error => $ ->stringify()));
> +        }
>  
>          ($name, $format, $size, $usage, $is_sparse, $is_block) =
>              parse_libvirt_volinfo($vol);

ACK.

Rich.

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