[et-mgmt-tools] virtmanager error when trying to connect on Ubuntu

Hugh Brock hbrock at redhat.com
Mon Sep 17 18:43:59 UTC 2007

Cameron Macdonell wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running KVM on Ubuntu and trying to get virtmanager running to 
> manage them.  I installed virt-manager and other than a gnome warning, 
> it brings up the interface.   I can see a single entry which is my host 
> machine name.  When I right-click and select "Connect", I get a python 
> error saying:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/engine.py", line 205, 
> in _do_show_connect
>     self.show_connect()
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/engine.py", line 251, 
> in show_connect
>     self.windowConnect = vmmConnect(self.get_config(), self)
>   File "/usr/local/share/virt-manager/virtManager/connect.py", line 54, 
> in __init__
>     default = virtinst.util.default_connection()
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'default_connection'
> Does anyone know what the problem is?  Am I missing a package?
> Thanks,
> Cam

You'll need the very latest python-virtinst package as well -- it fixes 
this bug. python-virtinst is linked from virt-manager.org, you'll need 
to get the tip of the current tree in Mercurial.

Good 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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