[fedora-virt] best Fedora virtualization
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Wed Jul 1 08:33:19 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 02:31:45PM -0400, Rich Mahn wrote:
> RuntimeError: could not open display
You need to make sure your $DISPLAY variable is passed when you become
root. Or just run virt-manager as normal user - it's designed to use
PolicyKit to acquire the right permissions.
> 2. virsh seems to work as root. It lists the domains, anyhow.
> 3. When I try to create a new domain sometimes it looks like it is
> working until it is actually supposed to start. Then nothing
> seems to happen. I don't know what processes to look for via
> 'ps', but I suspect whatever started died almost immediately.
> NOTE: this is what happens if I don't specify any virtual disk
qemu prevents domains from starting without storage.
> 4. Creating exactly the same domain with virtual disk storage, when
> it tries to create the domain I get the popup error "Unable to compelte
> install: internal error Domain <mydomainname> didn't show up."
> The detail of the error is this:
Look at the log file (/var/log/libvirt/qemu IIRC).
> 5. For the first case described in 3 above, the virt-manager shows the
> domain as running. virsh also shows it as running. However, if I
> try to terminate it, shut it down, or whatever (even restart later),
> I get this error:
[more bugs elided]
The libvirt which was in F11-Preview was really broken. Upgrade to
the new version in updates-testing and reboot to fix everything.
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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