Bug 596506

Summary: qemu: Improve error reporting when migration can't connect
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Cole Robinson <crobinso>
Component: qemuAssignee: Fedora Virtualization Maintainers <virt-maint>
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: amit.shah, armbru, berrange, dwmw2, ehabkost, itamar, jaswinder, jforbes, j.golderer, knoel, lcapitulino, ondrejj, scottt.tw, tburke, virt-maint
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Description Cole Robinson 2010-05-26 20:31:13 UTC
$ rpm -q qemu-system-x86

Filed against F13 even though this is an F12 box, since I'm using rawvirt repo which provides F13 rebuilds.

If the source qemu instance can't connect to the migration destination (say there is no listening QEMU instance, or port is blocked by a firewall), all we get is info migrate -> Migration status: failed. This is all we have to report back to libvirt users if their firewall is misconfigured, which is crappy.

Ideally, if we can't connect, migration would fail immediately with a relevant message and strerror(). More info from 'info migrate' would be nice too, no idea how this will play with QMP though.

As a slightly related issue, try entering

migrate tcp:

We get a 'migration failed' error, and then the monitor hangs!

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Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2011-06-07 16:00:12 UTC
still relevant AFAIK

Comment 3 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-03-15 17:59:01 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2012-12-14 23:05:28 UTC
I pushed this to the upstream tracker long ago:


Closing this bug as tracking it Fedora hasn't yeilded anything