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Re: [libvirt-users] Xen via libvirt

On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 2:58 AM Jim Fehlig <jfehlig suse com> wrote:
On 10/29/18 11:58 PM, Minjun Hong wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 4:57 AM Jim Fehlig <jfehlig suse com
> <mailto:jfehlig suse com>> wrote:
>     On 10/29/18 12:26 PM, Minjun Hong wrote:
>      > Hello.
>      > I want to use libvirt for toolstack of Xen (not XenServer) to set up
>     Openstack
>      > system but,
>      > I'm new to libvirt so, I had some troubles on installing libvirt.
>      >
>      > I downloaded the source code, build and installed it, following here
>      > (https://libvirt.org/compiling.html).
>      > However, when I type a command (# virsh 'xen:///system' list) to check if
>      > libvirt has been installed successfully,
>      > I can see an error message:
>      >
>      >     error: failed to connect to the hypervisor
>      >     error: internal error: libxenlight state driver is not active
>     It sounds like the libvirt libxl driver failed to load. Are there any related
>     messages from libvirtd in your syslog or hints in
>     /var/log/libvirt/libxl/libxl-driver.log?
>     Regards,
>     Jim
> Thanks for your answer, Jim.
> I check the log file you mentioned, but it was empty.

Hmm, are you sure you built the libxl driver when configuring/building libvirt?
Did you explicitly specify it when invoking './configure'? E.g. './configure
--with-libxl ...'?

If not explicitly specified the default is to check for xen build requirements.
Do you have the xen development package (e.g. xen-devel) installed? You can
check the summary of the configure output (should also be in your config.log) to
see if building the libxl driver is enabled. You should see 'libxl: yes' under
the Drivers section of the configuration summary.

> So, I lost my way how to, where to access this problem.
> And, by chance, I checked the status of 'libvirtd':
>     ● libvirtd.service - Virtualization daemon
>     Loaded: loaded (/usr/local/lib/systemd/system/libvirtd.service; enabled;
>     vendor preset: enabled)
>     Active: active (running) since 2018-10-30 14:47:58 KST; 9s ago
>     Docs: man:libvirtd(8)
>     https://libvirt.org
>     Process: 6029 ExecReload=/bin/kill -HUP $MAINPID (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
>     Main PID: 8940 (libvirtd)
>     Tasks: 20 (limit: 32768)
>     CGroup: /system.slice/libvirtd.service
>     ├─2217 /usr/sbin/dnsmasq --conf-file=/var/lib/libvirt/dnsmasq/default.conf
>     --leasefile-ro --dhcp-script=/usr/libexec/libvirt_leaseshelper
>     ├─2221 /usr/sbin/dnsmasq --conf-file=/var/lib/libvirt/dnsmasq/default.conf
>     --leasefile-ro --dhcp-script=/usr/libexec/libvirt_leaseshelper
>     └─8940 /usr/local/sbin/libvirtd
>     node1 systemd[1]: Starting Virtualization daemon...
>     node1 systemd[1]: Started Virtualization daemon.
>     node1 libvirtd[8940]: 2018-10-30 05:47:59.010+0000: 8956: info : libvirt
>     version: 4.9.0
>     node1 libvirtd[8940]: 2018-10-30 05:47:59.010+0000: 8956: info : hostname: node1
>     node1 libvirtd[8940]: 2018-10-30 05:47:59.010+0000: 8956: error :
>     virGetUserID:1041 : invalid argument: Failed to parse user 'tss'
>     node1 libvirtd[8940]: 2018-10-30 05:47:59.010+0000: 8956: error :
>     virGetGroupID:1124 : invalid argument: Failed to parse group 'tss'
>     node1 libvirtd[8940]: 2018-10-30 05:47:59.342+0000: 8956: error :
>     networkCheckRouteCollision:122 : internal error: Network is already in use
>     by interface virbr0
> I found out a hint.
> Actually, I have already done googling regarding this problem so much, but I do
> not know what problem is about user 'tss'.

The missing 'tss' user and group is actually not a problem. In fact, Martin
committed a patch to squelch those errors


Does the libvirt you're building include that patch?


Thanks for your advise.
I found the solution. Cause of the problem was additional install of libvirt-bin by apt.
I'm not sure what was wrong. But when I set up libvirt on an other server, there was no problem.
So I guess the additional install might be main reason.
I removed the package and built libvirt source code again. And finally, I could see it was working well.

And as you mentioned, the other bug about user 'tss' was not critical problem. That's why I'm just using the libvirt which does not include the patch.

Thank you so much, Jim

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