[Libguestfs] [rjones at redhat.com: Re: Suggestions on building VM disks from scratch]

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sat Apr 14 17:03:37 UTC 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 05:54:32PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 05:35:17PM +0100, Dale Amon wrote:
> > It locks up at exactly the same point. I'm going to just
> > confirm that the VM in question still works since I had
> > not run it in a couple weeks. I will get back shortly
> > with that confirmation.
> Nope. Started the same VM up remotely from virt-manager
> with nary a hiccup.

Whether the VM starts or not has no relationship to the kernel bug.
libguestfs (including virt-rescue) boots its own appliance using the
host kernel, which on Ubuntu suffers from this bug.


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