[libvirt-users] new guest with same name as undefined one

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Mon Sep 26 12:57:48 UTC 2011

On 09/26/2011 06:52 AM, David Cohen wrote:
> Hi,
> See if you have a /var/lib/libvirt/qemu/save/your_guest_name.save
> That might be the ghost of the old guest preventing startup.

Yes, that's exactly what I suspect.  However, directly messing with 
files under /var/lib/libvirt/... is not recommended; rather, you should 
go through public libvirt interfaces; in this case, 'virsh 
managedsave-remove your_guest_name'.

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

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