Bug 202883

Summary: XEN - Unable to find any devices of the type needed for this installation type.
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: IBM Bug Proxy <bugproxy>
Component: xenAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 6CC: bstein, katzj
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tar ball with /var/log/xen* files and a screen print of error screen none

Description IBM Bug Proxy 2006-08-16 17:46:07 EDT
LTC Owner is: nivedita@us.ibm.com
LTC Originator is: dbarrera@us.ibm.com

Problem description:
Attempting to install a guest domain using the xenguest-install.py script.
Dialog box comes up indicating 'No driver found'.

Software Environment
Installed FC6 Rawhide directly from RH Fedora mirror site on August 14th:


# uname -a
Linux leaf9.ltc.austin.ibm.com 2.6.17-1.2564.fc6xen #1 SMP Mon Aug 14 01:35:33
EDT 2006 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Hardware Environment
IBM HS20 8843 Blade, x86_64

Is this reproducible?
Yes. Just run the xenguest-install.py script and install guest via http:

[root@leaf9 xen]# xenguest-install.py 

]# xenguest-install.py 
What is the name of your virtual machine? vm1
 How much RAM should be allocated (in megabytes)? 512
 What would you like to use as the disk (path)? /tmp/hda
 How large would you like the disk to be (in gigabytes)? 6
 What is the install location? http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linu
Starting install...
Bootdata ok (command line is   root=/dev/xvd method=http://download.fedora.redha
t.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/x86_64/os/ )
Linux version 2.6.17-1.2566.fc6xen (brewbuilder@hs20-bc1-6.build.redhat.com) (gc
c version 4.1.1 20060811 (Red Hat 4.1.1-16)) #1 SMP Mon Aug 14 23:58:41 EDT 2006
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
 Xen: 0000000000000000 - 0000000020800000 (usable)

Did the system produce an OOPS message on the console? NO.

Welcome to Fedora Core                                                          
            ┌─────────────────┤ No driver found ├──────────────────�?            
            │                                                      │            
            │       Unable to find any devices of the type         │            
            │       needed for this installation type.             │            
            │       Would you like to manually select your         │            
            │       driver or use a driver disk?                   │            
            │                                                      │            
            │ ┌───────────────�?   ┌───────────────────�?  ┌──────�?  │            
            │ │ Select driver │   │ Use a driver disk │  │ Back │  │            
            │ └───────────────┘   └───────────────────┘  └──────┘  │            
            │                                                      │            
            │                                                      │            
  <Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements  | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen

Updated to today's kernel on host, 2.6.17-1.2566.fc6xen, no make sure everything
is in sync. No difference in results.
Comment 1 IBM Bug Proxy 2006-08-16 17:46:13 EDT
Created attachment 134350 [details]
tar ball with /var/log/xen* files and a screen print of error screen
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2006-08-22 17:08:17 EDT
There have been a few things breaking guest installs recently, but the
libvirt/xeninst interactions should all be happy now.

There's something now with kernels oopsing on boot, but that's a separate issue