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Re: [libvirt] QEMU/KVM auto-detection bug



On Tuesday 12 May 2009 11:36:50 Chris Lalancette wrote:
> All,
>      Even with Guido/Pritesh's recent changes to the vbox open routine, the
> auto-detection in libvirt is currently broken.  What happens is that in
> src/libvirt.c:do_open(), at the start of the loop to auto-detect drivers,
> ret->uri is NULL.  As each driver declines, it remains NULL.  However, the
> very first thing the vboxOpen() routine does is:
>
>     if (conn->uri == NULL) {
>         conn->uri = xmlParseURI(uid ? "vbox:///session" :
> "vbox:///system"); if (conn->uri == NULL) {
>             return VIR_DRV_OPEN_ERROR;
>         }
>
> So, any driver that is trying to auto-probe after vboxOpen sees a conn->uri
> with a scheme of vbox and a path of system/session, and they all fail
> (including Qemu, which is what I'm mostly concerned with at the moment).


this seems to be common case in all other drivers also, for example uml, 
openvz, etc does the same and not to mention that qemu driver does it also, so 
i guess the fix should apply to all and not just vbox driver.

Regards,
Pritesh


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