[et-mgmt-tools] No domains available for this guest

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Jan 12 20:48:04 UTC 2009

Nerijus Baliunas wrote:
> Hello,
> again F10, running
> virt-install -n skaita -r 10 --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/skaita.img,size=5 --cdrom /a/freedos/fdbasecd.iso -w bridge:br0 --vnc --accelerate --os-type=other --os-variant=msdos
> gives:
> ERROR    No domains available for this guest.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 692, in <module>
>     main()
>   File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 539, in main
>     domain = guest.bestDomainType(options.accelerate)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/CapabilitiesParser.py", line 168, in bestDomainType
>     raise CapabilitiesParserException(_("No domains available for this guest."))
> CapabilitiesParserException: No domains available for this guest.
> Tried adding --connect=qemu:///system, didn't help. I was able to run the same command succesfully
> on 2 other similar PCs with F10.

Hmm, if you haven't restarted libvirtd since installing qemu or kvm, try
a 'service libvirtd restart'. This will make libvirt aware of the
changes and hopefully fix the above problem.


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