[et-mgmt-tools] Unable to open connection
hbrock at redhat.com
Wed Jun 27 20:35:28 UTC 2007
Rob van Oostveen wrote:
>> Hi Rob. What version of libvirt are you using?
> The latest: libvirt-0.2.3.tar.gz
>> Did you build it from source or install an RPM?
>> virt-manager requires libvirt to talk to xen,
>> and if you don't build libvirt with xen-devel installed on your machine
>> as well, it will not build in xen support (which means virt-manager
>> won't talk to the xen hypervisor even if it is present and running).
> I suspect this is the key to my solution. I'm certain I don't have the xen-
> devel installed on my machine. This explains also why the 'make check' fails
> as well, I cant remember what the message was exactly, but it had something
> to do with 'no support'.. I will let you know.
> Thanks for the help.
> Best regards,
Yes, I have had this same problem when building libvirt on machines
where I had forgotten to install xen-devel. The build config for libvirt
automatically sets WITH_XEN=no if it doesn't find xen-devel, without
telling you it's doing it... we should probably fix that at some point...
Best of luck,
Red Hat Virtualization Group http://redhat.com/virtualization
Hugh Brock | virt-manager http://virt-manager.org
hbrock at redhat.com | virtualization library http://libvirt.org
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