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RE: [libvirt] DISREGARD Problems starting XEN HVM with libvirt



It turns out everything was booting, they just weren't configured to give a
console or display a GUI window.

-matthew 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Donovan [mailto:matthew atc-nycorp com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2008 9:25 AM
> To: libvir-list redhat com
> Subject: [libvirt] Problems starting XEN HVM with libvirt
> 
> I've been having trouble getting a Xen HVM guest started 
> using libvirt.
> I've tried Windows Vista, Fedora Core 8, and Fedora Core 6 
> guests.  Domain 0
> is FC 8.  The only guest that starts correctly is the FC 6 guest.  Has
> anyone else encountered something like this?  Is there a 
> master list of
> guest OS's that libvirt supports?
> 
> Thanks
> -matthew
> 
> 
> CODE:
> 
> #include <stdio.h>
> #include <libvirt/libvirt.h>
> #include <libvirt/virterror.h>
> 
> 
> const char* foo = 
> "<domain type='xen'>"
> "<name>fc6</name>"
> "<os>"
>     "<type>hvm</type>"
>     "<loader>/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader</loader>"
>     "<boot dev='hd'/>"
> "</os>"
> "<memory>512000</memory>"
> "<vcpu>1</vcpu>"
> "<on_shutdown>shutdown</on_shutdown>"
> "<on_reboot>restart</on_reboot>"
> "<on_crash>restart</on_crash>"
> "<features>"
>     "<pae/>"
>     "<acpi/>"
>     "<apic/>"
> "</features>"
> "<clock sync='localtime'/>"
> "<devices>"
> 	"<emulator>/usr/lib/xen/bin/qemu-dm</emulator>"
> 	"<disk type='block'>"
> 	    "<source dev='/dev/vgvms/fc6_test'/>"
> 	    "<target dev='hda'/>"
> 	"</disk>"
>     "<interface type='ioemu'>"
>         "<mac address='7A:AB:D0:01:82:98'/>"
>     "</interface>"
>     "<input type='tablet' bus='usb'/>"
>     "<graphics type='sdl' password=''/>"
>     "<serial type='pty'/>"
> "</devices>"
> "</domain>";
> 
> 
> int main (int argc, char** argv) 
> {
>     virConnectPtr con;      /* connection to the Xen hypervisor */
>     virDomainPtr  domain;
> 
>     virInitialize();
> 
>     con = virConnectOpen ("xen:///");
>     if (!con) {
>         virErrorPtr err = virGetLastError ();
>         printf ("virConnectOpen failed: %s\n",
>                 err->message);
>         return -1;
>     }
> 
>     domain = virDomainDefineXML (con, foo);
>     if (!domain) {
>         virErrorPtr err = virConnGetLastError (con);
>         printf ("virDomainDefineXML failed: %s\n",
>                 err->message);
> 
>     } else {
>         
>         if (virDomainCreate (domain) < 0) {
>             virErrorPtr err = virConnGetLastError (con);
>             printf ("virDomainCreate failed: %s\n",
>                     err->message);
>         } else {
>             virDomainInfo info = {0};
>             virDomainGetInfo (domain, &info);
>             printf ("state = %d\n", info.state);
>             getchar ();
>         }
>     }
> 
>     virConnectClose (con);
>     return 0;
> }
> 
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