[virt-tools-list] connection driver for QEMU

Christophe Fergeau cfergeau at redhat.com
Tue May 17 09:00:48 UTC 2016

On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 01:14:21PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 05/12/2016 11:15 AM, Programmingkid wrote:
> > I'm having problems with virt-manager connecting to QEMU. I installed libvirt 1.3.4 with no argument added to configure. When I try to make a connection with the QEMU/KVM option, I see this error message: File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.7/lib/python2.7/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 105, in openAuth
> >     if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virConnectOpenAuth() failed')
> > libvirtError: no connection driver available for qemu:///system. 
> > 
> > libvirtd is running using the -d option. What is this driver that I need where can I find it? The source code to this driver would be very helpful.
> That's the 'qemu' driver of libvirt. Check the libvirt report that libvirt
> ./configure prints, it will tell you what bits are enabled or not

This is an OSX libvirt build, looking at configure.ac, libvirt QEMU driver
seems to require linux headers in order to get built, so it's most
likely disabled in this libvirt build.

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