[Libvir] virsh start problem + patch

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Mar 10 13:24:26 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:37:19AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 09:47:43AM +0100, Toth Istvan wrote:
> > I've looked into the virsh code, and it seems that it was written with
> > only only old-style xen in mind, and xen 3.1's managed domains break the
> > logic.
> I don't understand this statement.  The current 'cmdStart' code checks
> if the domain ID is -1 (ie. a managed domain, but inactive), and that
> seems correct.

This sounds very much like a bug in XenD to be be honest. If libvirt has got
an ID of -1 then the domain is definitely dead - libvirt talks directly to
the hypervisor. So if XenD meanwhile things its not dead, then its a XenD

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