[libvirt-users] virt-install with --channel option inquiry

Osier Yang jyang at redhat.com
Thu Jan 20 02:33:38 UTC 2011

于 2011年01月17日 18:51, Hongqing Yang 写道:
> hi, virt guys,
> This is Hongqing from Fedroa QA team. I try to forward the guest installation logs to host with virtio.
> I have used virsh edit<guestName>  to add a channel, it works fine.
> I think it would be better if I can initialize it when I create the guest using virt-install,
> and virt-install also offers the option, I have tried  below, but it does not work.
> virt-install
>       --connect qemu:///system \
>       --virt-type kvm \
>       --name demo2 \
>       --ram 500 \
>       --disk  path=/home/hongqing/testscript/demo2.img,size=10,sparse=true \
>       --accelerate \
>       --cdrom  /home/hongqing/fedora/Fedora-14-x86_64-DVD.iso \
>       --channel tcp host=  mode=connect target_type=virtio name=org.fedoraproject.anaconda.log.0
> error message is :
> ERROR    internal error Process exited while reading console log output: char device redirected to /dev/pts/20
> getaddrinfo(,None): Servname not supported for ai_socktype
> chardev: opening backend "socket" failed
> both the host and guest are fedaora 14.
> I have checked the service syslog with port 6080 is listening. and also I have disabled the SElinux.
> Do you have any idea about this? Thanks for taking time to view it.
> Hongqing YANG

--channel SOURCE,target_type=guestfwd,target_address=HOST:PORT

use "," to seperate, but I guess virt-manager could have a more
robust option parsing method, e.g, report error early before doing
the installation for your case.

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