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Re: [libvirt-users] virsh edit has no impact on domain



On Sat, 2019-07-20 at 03:20 -0500, Probir Roy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am using "virsh edit" to edit a domain. After edit it says 
> 
> >> Domain ubuntu18.04 XML configuration edited.
> 
> However, reopening the domain with "virsh edit" shows old file.
> 
> The domain is also turned off.
> 
> $virsh list --all --persistent
>  Id    Name                           State
> ----------------------------------------------------
>  -     ubuntu18.04                    shut off
> 
> 
> I have also tried running "virsh define" to set new configuration.
> 
> 
> $virsh define ubuntu18.04.xml
> >>> Domain ubuntu18.04 defined from ubuntu18.04.xml
> 
> However, it also did not change the file. How can I edit the domain config file?
> 
> OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1
> virsh: 4.0.0

What exactly did you change? Can you show both the output of 'virsh
dumpxml ubuntu18.04 --inactive' and the contents of ubuntu18.04.xml?

-- 
Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization


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