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Re: [libvirt-users] Problem with listDomains() in Xen

[your mailer seems to want to start a new thread rather than replying to
the existing thread, which makes following your mails difficult.  Could
you please fix that?]

On 11/10/2011 09:09 PM, PREETHI RAMESH wrote:
> This question concerns the usage of the listDomains(). When I run this
> piece of code in KVM, it works perfectly fine but throws an array out of
> bounds exception in Xen.
>  Connect conn=null;
>  conn = new Connect("xen:///", true);
>  int[] id = conn.listDomains();
>  System.out.println("lD of VM " +id[0]);
> Answer I'd got:
> Well, your code assumes that id.length is >= 1, but listDomains() can
> return an empty array when there are no active domains known to
> libvirt. So you need to check id.length before accessing any element
> in the array.
> Follow up- I tried accessing the length of the array and it's 0 all the
> time. And there are active domains available.
> In fact, I'm able to getUUID from the domain name. Other functions work
> fine too.

getUUID works on inactive domains.  Are you sure you have active
domains?  Most likely, the array length really is 0 because you haven't
started any of your domains.

Have you looked into using listDefinedDomains(), to see the remaining
persistent domains that are defined but not running?

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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