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Re: [libvirt] Re: virsh/virt-install for dummies



On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 11:25:21AM +0900, Jun Koi wrote:
> Yes, that was a mistake. I changed -c to --connect, and get the error
> "Unsupported virtualization type" now. How can I fix it?

I've been bitten by this very same error message in virt-install.
Took me absolutely ages to work out that I had to use the '--hvm'
option.  It's a usability bug in virt-install, plain and simple.
Attached is a patch which clarifies the error message.

Rich.

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diff -r de5bcee1e78f virtinst/ImageManager.py
--- a/virtinst/ImageManager.py	Mon Aug 18 16:33:57 2008 -0400
+++ b/virtinst/ImageManager.py	Wed Aug 20 14:08:00 2008 +0100
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@
 
         self._guest = self._capabilities.guestForOSType(self._boot_caps.type, self._boot_caps.arch)
         if self._guest is None:
-            raise PlatformMatchException(_("Unsupported virtualization type"))
+            raise PlatformMatchException(_("Unsupported virtualization type. If the host only supports full virtualization, try adding the --hvm option."))
 
         self._domain = self._guest.bestDomainType()
         self.type = self._domain.hypervisor_type

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