[fedora-virt] how to get rid of a hung VM install?
crobinso at redhat.com
Wed Apr 15 22:57:44 UTC 2009
On 04/15/2009 05:21 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> as a test to warm up for a virt seminar i still plan on giving, i
> tried to install f11 x86_64 inside of f11 x86_64. i got as far as the
> graphical fedora screen, at which point the install hung. and now, i
> can't get rid of that VM.
> since i figure i pooched the install anyway (probably should have
> selected the basic video driver), i'm trying to simply delete any
> traces of that VM, but i can't. the VMM "Edit"'s dropdown menu has
> the "Delete Virtual Machine" selection greyed out. no matter what i
> do, when i restart the VMM, there's my "f1164" VM, no matter how hard
> i try to get rid of it.
> so what are my options?
> p.s. i did the above with no loaded HW extension modules, just to see
> the effect. not sure if that makes a difference.
The VM needs to be shutoff before virt-manager allows deleting it.
Right click the VM row, select Shut Down -> Force Off.
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