Bug 501923

Summary: libvirt with latest qemu-kvm error: "Cannot determine QEMU argv syntax /usr/bin/qemu-kvm"
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Mark McLoughlin <markmc>
Component: libvirtAssignee: Mark McLoughlin <markmc>
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: berrange, clalance, crobinso, itamar, seandarcy, veillard, virt-maint
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Fixed In Version: 0.6.2-11.fc11 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Description Mark McLoughlin 2009-05-21 06:40:31 EDT
libvirt-0.6.3-8.fc12.x86_64
qemu-system-x86-0.10.50-4.kvm86.fc12.x86_64

Trying to start a guest gives:

  $> virsh start rawhide
  error: Failed to start domain rawhide
  error: internal error Cannot determine QEMU argv syntax /usr/bin/qemu-kvm

Should be fixed by:

  http://git.et.redhat.com/?p=libvirt.git;a=commitdiff;h=2b3fcdc378
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2009-05-21 06:58:04 EDT
Fixed in F12 now

* Thu May 21 2009 Mark McLoughlin <markmc@redhat.com> - 0.6.3-9.fc12
- Fix qemu argv detection with latest qemu (bug #501923)
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2009-05-21 09:25:08 EDT
libvirt-0.6.2-9.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libvirt-0.6.2-9.fc11
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-05-22 05:53:18 EDT
libvirt-0.6.2-10.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libvirt-0.6.2-10.fc11
Comment 4 sean 2009-06-01 22:04:49 EDT
I'm seeing the same with libvirt-0.6.4-1:

virsh start xp-asterisk
error: Failed to start domain xp-asterisk
error: internal error Cannot determine QEMU argv syntax /usr/bin/qemu-kvm
Comment 5 Daniel Veillard 2009-06-03 03:39:52 EDT
w.r.t. comment #4 can you make 100% sure you restarted the libvirt
daemon after the libvirt rpm update ?

Daniel
Comment 6 Mark McLoughlin 2009-06-03 09:10:34 EDT
Works for me with libvirt-0.6.4-1
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2009-06-04 17:21:08 EDT
libvirt-0.6.2-11.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2009-06-05 09:23:57 EDT
libvirt-0.6.2-12.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/libvirt-0.6.2-12.fc11