[libvirt-users] Libvirt newer than 2.1.0 doesnt start up

Laine Stump laine at laine.org
Fri Oct 28 15:59:54 UTC 2016

On 10/22/2016 05:33 AM, Rene Pasing wrote:
> Hi all,
> thanks so far for your time and ideas.
> Please find the gdb output and also the debug-output of libvirt (as
> requested by Michal Privoznik and Laine Stump) here:
> https://paste.xinu.at/m-gPSHl/
> On 10/19/2016 01:58 AM, Michal Privoznik wrote:
>> Those "Network is already in use by interface virbr1" error messages
>> worry me. Is the bridge active before you start libvirtd? If so we might
>> be losing netowrk state XML (or fail to parse it) and thus think network
>> is not started and because of autostart we try to start it again (which
>> fails).
>> [...]
>> Before you start libvirt, are there any files under
>> /var/run/libvirt/network/ ? If so, what's their content?
> Laine was already correct about that, this error message only appears
> when I manually try to restart libvirt after it already hung up. Maybe I
> should've made that more clear. Additionaly, no, there are no files in
> that directory, also I am pretty sure that I only got one instance of
> libvirt running
> According to the GDB log, the libvirt process is endlessly iterating
> over [1]. Any ideas what could be wrong?

Sigh. I am currently hanging my head in shame :-(

See: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2016-October/msg01281.html

My only excuse is that the task was too simple, and I've come to rely on 
reviewers too much so I was lazy and inattentive.

Again, :-(

> [1] =
> https://github.com/libvirt/libvirt/blob/master/src/network/bridge_driver.c#L1420
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