[et-mgmt-tools] [PATCH] Fix connection with the console when thedomain is created

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri Jun 8 11:25:05 UTC 2007

On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 02:16:22PM +0900, Masayuki Sunou wrote:
> Hi, Dan
> Thank you for reviewing.
> > The console code already has support for auto-connecting to the console
> > with retries. When popping up the console it will retry after 125 ms,
> > 250ms, 500ms, 1s, 2s and then every 2s upto 10 times. 
> > 
> Oops, I forgot that the connection to the console is retried in "console.py".
> > I'm interested to know what this isn't working for you ?  Check the log
> > file /root/.virt-manager/virt-manager.log which should show you messages
> > every time it tries to open the console. The code for re-trying the console
> > connection is in src/virtManager/console.py in the try_login() method.
> > 
> I thought that the following is the problem.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> In finish() of "create.py", the port number of VNC become -1.
> When "Status monitoring" is short, the port number of VNC is updated
> in a short time, but, when "Status monitoring" is long, the port number
> of VNC is not updated for a long time.
> Because the XML data cached in "domain.py" is updated only in tick().
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

Ahh that does make sense now.

> I remake the patch.
> This patch only clears XML in get_graphics_console(), and the connection
> to the console is not retried in "create.py".
> So, by applying this patch, the XML data is cleared by retrying in "console.py"
> even when "Status monitoring" is long, and the port number of VNC is updated.
> (Because retrying in "console.py" calls get_graphics_console())

A bit of a hack clearing the cache XML here, but probably the best way to
do it anyway.

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