Bug 500317

Summary: Vista install fails in qemu guest (without kvm)
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Liam Li <lili>
Component: qemuAssignee: Justin M. Forbes <jforbes>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 11CC: berrange, clalance, crobinso, dwmw2, gcosta, itamar, jlaska, markmc, veillard, virt-maint
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Windows   
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Description Liam Li 2009-05-12 05:02:18 EDT
Created attachment 343554 [details]
vista screen shot

Description of problem:
create a VM in vert-manager to install vista, when the system started and loaded,install will hang up

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a VM with 1024M,16G,windows,vista
2. start system to boot from en_windows_vista_enterprise_with_service_pack_1_x86_dvd_x14-55954.iso
3. VM will hung up during install,see more from attachment
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2009-05-18 09:07:50 EDT
Changing to QEMU, since guest hangs are almost always emulation bugs.
Comment 2 Glauber Costa 2009-05-19 00:08:35 EDT
Can you test with a more recent version of qemu? This one is our latest:


Also, make sure you go through https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Tools/Virtualization/BugReporting

There is not enough info on what you're doing.
Is kvm enabled? (effectively being used)
Make sure you include the full qemu logs as well.
Comment 3 Liam Li 2009-05-19 05:52:29 EDT
[root@dhcp-66-70-91 qemu]# rpm -qa |grep qemu
your latest qemu has the same issue.See attached logs.

Comment 4 Liam Li 2009-05-19 05:57:56 EDT
Created attachment 344601 [details]
vista log
Comment 5 Mark McLoughlin 2009-05-22 11:57:48 EDT
Liam: you're not actually using KVM here, is that intended? i.e. you're running /usr/bin/qemu rather than /usr/bin/qemu-kvm
Comment 6 James Laska 2009-05-22 12:07:37 EDT
Liam: check out this link to be sure your guest is using KVM (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Reporting_virtualization_bugs#Is_My_Guest_Using_KVM.3F)
Comment 7 Daniel Berrange 2009-05-22 12:10:07 EDT
Regardless of whether he's using QEMU or KVM, it shouldn't hang :-) It'd be worth trying KVM though, to see if its an QEMU CPU emulation bug or not.

I don't see a -no-acpi flag, which is *good*, so its not that.

It is using the default NIC model, which is rtl8139. This is often a potential problem if it accesses network, but then this seems to be dieing at install, where I reckon its probably still exclusively using the CDROM device, and not doing network IO. Might be interesting to get a 'virsh domifstat GUESTNAME TAP-DEV-NAME' to confirm this (TAP-DEV-NAME is the vnetXXX name shown in XML config for running guest)
Comment 8 Liam Li 2009-05-25 02:16:17 EDT
Sorry, you are right,I am not using kvm,after enabled,reinstall vista,it works.
Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 11:40:15 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 10 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2010-03-09 11:53:26 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 11 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2010-03-09 12:17:17 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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