[virt-tools-list] Problem with Installing Fedora 17 as Guest

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Aug 5 13:49:03 UTC 2013

On 08/05/2013 09:46 AM, Mina Jafari wrote:
> Hi,
> libvirt-
> host : Feora 18-x86-64
> I try to install with virt-manager, so no XML. I just go step by step with
> virt-manager, with no customize, everything is default. when virt-manager made
> the disc image for guest and started to install by booting from iso, it said
> unable to start x and wanted me to install text mode or use VNC.
> My hypervisor is xen-4.1.2, which did not have any problem with guest
> "fedora17-i686",and I installed in graphic mode, and no problem with fedora 13
> x86_64.
> I enabled intel virtualization extensions.
> I also have some problem with fedora 18 as guest, I've installed it and it did
> not have the problem of text mode but it's displayer has some problem. I have
> attached an screenshot of my fedora 18 guest to see its problem!!!

This is likely a xen or qemu bug. I'd recommend filing a bug against F18 xen,
and provide the XML from sudo virsh dumpxml $vmname. You can try changing the
video device model of the VM using virt-manager, and restart the VM, it could
be a busted device model.

- Cole

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