[Libvir] Re: RFC: replace "no support for hypervisor" error

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Tue Jun 19 13:36:58 UTC 2007

Daniel Veillard wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 19, 2007 at 02:16:23PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> (1) Document the URI formats fully.
>   definitely
>>   -- This is a feature which has been requested a few times and I will 
>> do it anyway if Daniel Veillard will do the magic to set up a 
>> "http://libvirt.org/uri.html" page.
>   Okay I will do that within an hour :-)


>     - if our default behaviour was a bit less pathological
>    virsh: error: failed to connect to the hypervisor
>    paphio:~/libvirt -> virsh help
>    libvir: error : operation failed: xenProxyOpen
>    virsh: error: failed to connect to the hypervisor
>    paphio:~/libvirt ->
>  there is certainly things to be done at the virsh level too to improve user
> experience which don't require playing at the API level.
>   Also to note, relying just on the driver may not work, suppose the user is
> not running a Xen kernel (like I pasted before) falling back to a Proxy
> mode won't work, but that won't tell him the real cause of the problem.

Sure, I've seen that one too, so I'll address that one in a patch.


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