[Fedora-xen] Autostart VM on boot

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Jun 9 19:18:19 UTC 2008

Felix Schwarz wrote:
> Emre ERENOGLU wrote:
>> This system is running KVM, but it would be the same for XEN. try it out 
>> and let us know :)
> At least for me (Fedora 8) this does not work with Xen:
> virsh # autostart server3
> libvir: error : this function is not supported by the hypervisor: 
> virDomainSetAutostart
> error: Failed to mark domain server3 as autostarted
> I guess I should grab some more time and convert my Xen build machines to KVM. 
>   ;-)
> fs

Autostarting xen VM's via libvirt isn't supported in the version in F-8, but
it is supported upstream as of about a month ago. You can try building from
upstream or wait for a new release to be cut, at which point it may be 
backported to f-8.

- Cole

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