[libvirt-users] problem with disk virtio driver

Martin Kletzander mkletzan at redhat.com
Thu Oct 13 13:34:50 UTC 2016

On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 01:47:08PM +0100, Andrei Perietanu wrote:
>Hi all,
>   I have to admit Martin might have been right: I upgraded to qemu 2.6.0
>and still I see the same problem with virtio disks on my custom built Linux
>I create domain using the previously mentioned domain xml definition and
>try to install ubuntu from an iso. Earty on during the installation I get
>an error:
>The attempt to mount a file system with type ext4 in Virtual disk1,
>partition#1 (vda1) at / failed
>At this point the installation fails and I have to reboot the domain.
>There obviously is something I'm missing since the same works on a ubuntu
>host machine but I have no idea what or how to debug it.
>Any help is greatly appreciated.

Yes, I think this is a problem with kvm/virtio then, yes.  But
unfortunately it's highly improbable that you'd get much help on kernel
issues from libvir-list.  Maybe qemu people can help.  But I doubt the
problem is in libvirt.  Sorry.
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