[virt-tools-list] virt-manager issues

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Fri Apr 27 20:49:47 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 03:38:29PM -0500, Trey Nolen wrote:
> >Your problem is nothing to do with libguestfs, but anyway.
> >
> >libguestfs depends on a working qemu, which is broken in Ubuntu 12.04.
> >See this thread:
> >
> >https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2012-April/thread.html#00028
> >
> >and this bug comment:
> >
> >https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/seabios/+bug/931371/comments/12
> >
> >We don't have anyone maintaining libguestfs in Ubuntu, so what you are
> >getting is just random packages pulled out of Debian.  Not
> >surprisingly that often doesn't work.  I do my best to help out, but
> >it's not my primary development platform, and I don't have permissions
> >to commit the required fixes to qemu/seabios in Ubuntu.
> >
> >Rich.
> >
> I'm not sure this is correct anymore.  According to the thread at
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2012-April/thread.html#00028

This one is fixed, but the bug I linked above affects every qemu in
Ubuntu 12.04, and not just for blanks disks as we originally thought,
but for every disk.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines.  Supports shell scripting,
bindings from many languages.  http://libguestfs.org

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