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

Cameron Macdonell cam at cs.ualberta.ca
Mon Sep 17 19:26:45 UTC 2007

On 17-Sep-07, at 12:43 PM, Hugh Brock wrote:

> 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,
> --Hugh

Ok, so that got rid of the error, but I still can't see any VMs.  Is  
there some method by which I need to specify the VMs to virt-manager  
or should it detect any VMs that are  running automatically?


A. Cameron Macdonell
Ph.D. Student
Department of Computing Science
University of Alberta
cam at cs.ualberta.ca

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