[Libvir] API confusion...

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Apr 9 06:12:48 UTC 2008

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 03:47:05PM -0600, Spencer Parker wrote:
> Since I am kind of an idiot and don't know what I am doing...I am having
> trouble with getting network stats to work in Python.  I have everything
> correct...but I am just not sure exactly what it is looking for.  I get this
> error:
> libvir: Xen error : invalid argument in xenHypervisorDomainInterfaceStats:
> invalid path, should be vif<domid>.<n>.
> I guess I just need some kind of example to work from on this.

As described in the error message, try setting the path to something
like "vif1.0" where 1 is the domain ID and 0 is the interface number.
You can enumerate interfaces available by dumping the domain XML.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat  http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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