[et-mgmt-tools] More Cobbler, Koan and Xen questions

Michael DeHaan mdehaan at redhat.com
Tue Mar 6 21:53:40 UTC 2007

> I haven't tried RHEL4U5 myself ... John Sanabria was using koan for 
> virt a while back.  I'm not sure what platform.
> It might be interesting to see what you get for "virsh list" and "virt 
> dumpxml N" where N is 0 up to the number of virtual machines you have 
> installed.  (You may have to install virsh).   Also I would be 
> interested in seeing the tree of /var/lib/koan.    
Apparently it's coded as /var/koan.   Told you wrong there.

> It's hard to tell from the above description, but it could be that you 
> have a lot of paused/crashed domains that are causing problems for 
> whatever reason.   I certaintly don't have any reason as to why some 
> machines would go interactive when others don't, especially during 
> install -- I wouldn't think ram consumption would play a role there.
> I'm about to put some heavy testing on koan's virt management support 
> for something I'm working on at the moment, so hopefully I can provide 
> some more insight there as well.   My apologies on not being more 
> helpful with remote debugging!

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