[virt-tools-list] connection driver for QEMU

Programmingkid programmingkidx at gmail.com
Tue May 17 14:52:06 UTC 2016

On May 17, 2016, at 5:00 AM, Christophe Fergeau wrote:

> 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.
> Christophe

Thank you for the information.

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