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[libvirt] Re: [virt-tools-list] Questions about virt-manager running on Arch of Itanium 64



On 11/23/2009 01:43 AM, Dustin Xiong wrote:
>  Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2009 08:14:09 -0500, cole wrote:
>>
>> cc-ing libvirt-list
>>
>> On 11/19/2009 10:35 PM, Dustin Xiong wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >>> Hi everyone!
>> >>> I am a newer to the virt-manager and maillist. I sent the mail
> just want
>> >>> to ask some questions about virt-manager running on Arch of
> Itanium 64.
>> >>> My itanium 64 cpu actualy support the VT. I compiled the kvm85
>> >>> successful. Then I can use the binary
> /usr/local/bin/qemu-system-ia64 to
>> >>> create a vm and running. But in my /proc/cpuinfo , there doesn't have
>> >>> flags such as vmx or svm. So when I use the virt-manager to install a
>> >>> vm, the virt-manager will tell me my cpu doesn't support fully
>> >>> virtualization, then I can't install vm. In fact I can't get
> understand
>> >>> how the virt-manager find m! y cpu support the fully virtualization or
>> >>> not.In src, which file implements this.
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> Just because qemu-kvm works doesn't mean virt is working on your
> box, since it
>> >> can fall back to full emulation mode. If you are trying to use kvm,
> is the kvm
>> >> module actually loaded? lsmod | grep kvm
>> >
>> > My kvm mod actually loaded.
>> >
>> > [root kvm bin]# lsmod | grep kvm
>> >
>> > kvm_intel 306104 4294967281
>> >
>> > kvm 327544 1 kvm_intel
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > [root kvm bin]# modinfo kvm
>> >
>> > filename: /lib/modules/2.6.28.9hzp/extra/kvm.ko
>> >
>> > license: GPL
>> >
>> > author: Qumranet
>> >
>> > version: kvm-85
>> >
>> > src! version: C399DD2D9B40BAAC05CD509
>> >
>> >! ; depend s:
>> >
>> > vermagic: 2.6.28.9hzp SMP mod_unload modversions ia64gcc-4.1
>> >
>> >> If so, libvirt may need to be fixed. What's the output of 'virsh
> --connect
>> >> qemu:///system capabilities'
>> >
>> > [root kvm bin]# virsh --connect qemu:///system capabilities
>> > <capabilities>
>> >
>> > <host>
>> > <cpu>
>> > <arch>ia64</arch>
>> > </cpu>
>> > <topology>
>> > <cells num='1'>
>> > <cell id='0'>
>> > <cpus num='16'>
>> > <cpu id='0'/>
>> > <cpu id='1'/>
>> > <cpu id='2'/>
>> > <cpu id='3'/>
>> > <cpu id='4'/>
>> > <cpu id='5'/>
>> > <c! pu id='6'/>
>> > <cpu id='7'/>
>> > <cpu id='8'/>
>> > <cpu id='9'/>
>> > <cpu id='10'/>
>> > <cpu id='11'/>
>> > <cpu id='12'/>
>> > <cpu id='13'/>
>> > <cpu id='14'/>
>> > <cpu id='15'/>
>> > </cpus>
>> > </cell>
>> > </cells>
>> > </topology>
>> > </host>
>> >
>> >
>> >>> My cpu is itanium 64, the OS is RHEL.The libvirt is 0.6.3,
> virt-manager
>> >>> is 0.6.1.
>>
>> Ah, are you using the version of libvirt that comes with RHEL 5.4? That
>> version has been patched to only look for the qemu-kvm binary in one
>> spot: /usr/libexec/qemu-kvm IIRC. You could try to work with that! , but
>> since you are already building upstream KVM, vir! t-manage r, and
> virtinst,
>> might not be a bad idea to pull upstream libvirt as well.
>>
> 
> yes, my libvirt rpm and other related rpms all came from the RHEL 5.4
> iso. And they all build for itanium 64
> # rpm -qa | grep libvirt
> libvirt-python-0.6.3-20.el5
> libvirt-devel-0.6.3-20.el5
> libvirt-0.6.3-20.el5
> 
> And i try to make a link, it still doesn't work.
> ln -s /usr/local/bin/qemu-system-ia64 /usr/libexec/qemu-system-ia64
> 
>> >>> Once i tried to compile the virt-manager-0.8.0, but when i make check,
>> >>> it returns:
>> >>>
>> >>> PYTHONPATH=./..:../graphWidgets/.libs python addhardware.py && touch
>> >>> .tstamp.addhardware.py
>> >>> Traceback (mos! t recent call last):
>> >>> File "addhardware.py", line 32, in ?
>> >>> from virtinst import VirtualCharDevice, VirtualDevice,
>> >>> VirtualVideoDevice
>> &g! t;>>
>> >>> when i rpm -ivh virt-manager-0.6.1-8.el5.ia64.rpm, it could work.
>> >>>
>> >>> I don't know why this error occur. Can anyone be kind to tell me how?
>> >>> thanks a lot.
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> You will also need to install the latest version of virtinst, found at:
>> >>
>> >> http://virt-manager.org/download.html
>> >
>> > I downloaded and compiled the latest version of virtinst:
> virtinst-0.500.0.tar.gz.
>> > then compile the virt-manager-0.8.0, error changed as below:
>> >
>> > [root kvm virt-manager-0.8.0]# make check
>> > Making check in src
>> > make[1]: Entering directory
> `/home/dustin/virt-manager/virt-manager-0.8.0/src'
>> > Making check in virtManager
>> > make[2]: Entering directory
> `/home/dustin/virt-manager/virt-manager-0.8.0/src/virtManager'
>> > make ch! eck-local
>> > make[3]: Entering directory `/home/dust! in/virt-
> manager/virt-manager-0.8.0/src/virtManager'
>> > PYTHONPATH=./..:../graphWidgets/.libs python about.py && touch
> .tstamp.about.py
>> > PYTHONPATH=./..:../graphWidgets/.libs python addhardware.py && touch
> .tstamp.addhardware.py
>> > Traceback (most recent call last):
>> > File "addhardware.py", line 35, in ?
>> > from virtManager.asyncjob import vmmAsyncJob
>> > File
> "/home/dustin/virt-manager/virt-manager-0.8.0/src/virtManager/asyncjob.py",
> line 30, in ?
>> > class vmmAsyncJob(gobject.GObject):
>> > File
> "/home/dustin/virt-manager/virt-manager-0.8.0/src/virtManager/asyncjob.py",
> line 40, in vmmAsyncJob
>> > def __init__(self, config, callback, args=None,
>> > NameError: name '_' is not defined
>> >
>> > Thanks for help.If you need any further infos please dont't hesitate
> to tell me.
>> >
>>
>> Ah, didn't notice the make check! in the first mail. 'make check' doesn't
>> work in the virt-manager code base, never taken the time to fix it. You
>> should just be able to 'make && make install', or 'make' and python
>> src/virt-manager.py to run from the source dir. If running virt-manager
>> then throws an error, report here and Ill try to help.
>>
> 
> After make install, when i run virt-manager, the error is:
> 
> starting the virt-manager error: 'gtk.TreeView' object has no attribute
> 'set_level_indentation'
> 
> Details:
> raceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virt-manager.py", line 377, in ?
>     main()
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virt-manager.py", line 364, in main
>     options.no_conn_auto)
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virt-manager.py", line 237, in
> show_engine
>     engine.show_manager()
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-man! ager/virtManager/engine.py", line
> 365, in show_manager
> &nbs! p;    self.get_manager().show()
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/engine.py", line 342,
> in get_manager
>     self.windowManager = vmmManager(self.get_config(), self)
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/manager.py", line 167,
> in __init__
>     self.prepare_vmlist()
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/manager.py", line 826,
> in prepare_vmlist
>     vmlist.set_level_indentation(-15)
> AttributeError: 'gtk.TreeView' object has no attribute
> 'set_level_indentation'
> 
> thanks a lot
> 
> - dustin
> 

I recently tested upstream virt-manager on older RHEL 5.3 and fixed several
back compat issues, including the one above. I'd recommend giving virt-manager
0.8.1 a shot, and report back here if you still hit virt-manager errors.

Thanks,
Cole


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