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




 
> Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 11:46:06 -0500
> From: crobinso redhat com
> To: x_k_123 hotmail com
> CC: berrange redhat com; libvirt-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: [libvirt] [virt-tools-list] Questions about virt-manager running on Arch of Itanium 64
>
> On 12/25/2009 03:48 AM, Dustin Xiong wrote:
>
> >>> If i want to update qemu_conf.c to handle ia64 , which files or
> >>> datastruct needs to update ? Only the qemu_conf.c ?
> >>
> >> If you search for the table
> >>
> >> static const struct qemu_arch_info const arch_info_hvm[] = {
> >>
> >> It is probably (hopefully?) sufficient to just add
> >>
> >> { "ia64", 64, NULL, "/usr/bin/qemu-system-ia64", NULL, NULL, 0 },
> >>
> >> The key test is that when you later run
> >>
> >> virsh capabilities
> >>!
> >> it should show the /usr/bin/qemu-system-ia64 binary, and also report that
> >> KVM is present.
> >>
> >> I have a feeling you might also need to add code to the src/nodeinfo.c
> >> file, since I think that /proc/cpuinfo on ia64 is in a different format
> >> to that on x86_64. ie, change the linuxNodeInfoCPUPopulate() method so
> >> it can also parse the ia64 format. This is used by the command
> >>
> >> virsh nodeinfo
> >>
> >>
> >> So once 'capabilities' and 'nodeinfo' are working on ia64, then it should
> >> be possible to use virt-manager properly
> >>
> > I modify the src, and build it to rpm. The libvirt could work.
> >
> > And as you said, i add ia64 info into the qemu_conf.c. The result as below:
> >
> >
> >
> > [root kvm bin]# v! irsh capabilities
> > <capabilities>
> &g! t;
& gt; > <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'/>
> > <cpu 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>
> >
> > <guest>
> > <os_type&! gt;hvm</os_type>
> > <arch name='ia64'>
> > <wordsize>64</wordsize>
> > <emulator>/usr/bin/qemu-system-ia64</emulator>
> > <machine>ia64</machine>
> > <machine>xenner</machine>
> > <domain type='qemu'>
> > </domain>
> > <domain type='kvm'>
> > <emulator>/usr/bin/kvm</emulator>
> > </domain>
> > </arch>
> > <features>
> > <acpi default='on' toggle='yes'/>
> > <apic default='on' toggle='no'/>
> > </features>
> > </guest>
> >
> > </capabilities>
> >
> >
> >
> > [root kvm bin]# virsh nodeinfo
> > CPU model: ia64
> > CPU(s): 16
> > CPU frequency: 1330 MHz
> > CPU socket(s): 16
> > Core(s) per socket: ! 1
> > Thread(s) per core: 1
> > NUMA cell(s)! : 1
& gt; > Memory size: 8252480 kB
> >
> >
> >
> > But the virt-manager still can't work. When i create a new vm.
> >
> > The error as below:
> >
> >
> >
> > Unable to complete install 'libvirt.libvirtError internal error Domain ad didn't show up
> >
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 718, in do_install
> > dom = guest.start_install(False, meter = meter)
> > File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 660, in start_install
> > return self._do_install(consolecb, meter, removeOld, wait)
> > File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 758, in _do_install
> > self.domain = self.conn.createLinux(install_xml, 0)
> > File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 974, in createLinux
> &! gt; if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virDomainCreateLinux() failed', conn=self)
> > libvirtError: internal error Domain ad didn't show up
> >
> >
> > I don't know how to resolve this error.
> >
> > Thank you for your advice.
> >
>
> What is the output in /var/log/libvirt/qemu/$vmname.log ?

The output in /var/log/libvirt/qemu/vm10.log is :
LC_ALL=C PATH=/sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin HOME=/ /usr/bin/kvm -S -M ia64 -m 512 -smp 1 -name vm10 -uuid 8adb1d1d-147f-710a-6d13-c71ba185f811 -monitor pty -pidfile /var/run/libvirt/qemu//vm10.pid -no-reboot -boot d -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/vm10.img,if=ide,index=0,format=raw -drive file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/rhel-server-5.4-ia64-disc1.iso,if=ide,media=cdrom,index=2,format=raw -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:59:bb:26,vlan=0 -net tap,fd=16,script=,vlan=0,ifname=vnet0 -serial pty -parallel none -usb -vnc 127.0.0.1:0 -k en-us
Supported machines are:
itanium    Itanium Platform (default)
 
-dustin



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