Bug 1123942

Summary: Cannot attach a disk image to a drive via local browsing in virt-manager if it's part of an inactive storage pool
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Adam Williamson <awilliam>
Component: virt-managerAssignee: Cole Robinson <crobinso>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 23CC: agedosier, berrange, clalancette, crobinso, itamar, jforbes, laine, libvirt-maint, veillard, virt-maint
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Last Closed: 2015-11-22 02:15:22 UTC Type: Bug
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Description Adam Williamson 2014-07-28 17:11:39 UTC
This may be considered NOTABUG, but in conjunction with #1123940 it's rather annoying, so I thought I'd mention it.

Say I have a storage pool /share/data/isos . Due to #1123940 it's not being started on boot, but I've forgotten about #1123940 again and I usually actually attach ISOs to VMs by browsing anyway. So I open the VM in virt-manager, click on the CD drive, click Connect, browse to /share/data/isos/foo.iso , click Open, and everything looks fine. Click OK, and I get:

Input Error
Invalid Media Path
Could not define storage pool: operation failed: Storage source conflict with pool: 'isos'

Grr. I have to go start the pool manually before I can attach the image. Annoying, like I said.

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Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2015-11-22 02:15:22 UTC
F23 virt-manager will start the pool in this case, rather than hit this collision.