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|Summary:||RFE: virt-manager: Make addhw->disk work more like New VM storage page|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Bill Nottingham <notting>|
|Component:||virt-manager||Assignee:||Cole Robinson <crobinso>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||13||CC:||berrange, crobinso, gczarcinski, hbrock, markmc, rvokal, virt-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Enhancement|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2010-05-10 17:02:26 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description Bill Nottingham 2009-07-01 11:41:43 EDT
Description of problem: I want to add a disk image. I choose 'File (disk image):'. I choose 'browse'. It shows me the images in /var/lib/libvirt/images by default. I back out, and enter a file name for it to create (no leading path). It then defaults to making that image in... my home dir!? Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): virt-manager-0.7.0-5.fc11.x86_64 How reproducible: 100% Additional info: Given that the 'New volume' in the 'browse' dialog also defaults to /var/lib/libvirt/images, this is doubly strange.
Comment 1 Mark McLoughlin 2009-07-03 10:48:59 EDT
I don't see it as being strange at all - you haven't supplied a full path, so it defaults to creating in CWD, which is your homedir Sounds like perfectly normal unix app behaviour to me Am I missing something?
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2009-07-03 17:49:50 EDT
You have an 'add' button, and a 'browse' button, which each have different default directories.
Comment 3 Daniel Berrange 2009-07-03 18:02:21 EDT
IMHO the different default directories is not really the problem - its merely a symptom of bit of confusing UI here. First the 'block device' vs 'file' split no longer makes any sense - the libvirt storage pool model covers both in exactly the same manner, so the distinction is an irrelevant detail. Nothing should rely on default directories - it should all be storage pool based. I think it would be better if the wizard step had - Creation of a volume in the default storage pool using the 'name' and 'size' fields - Selection of a pre-existing, un-assigned volume from the default storage pool - A browse button to popup full storage pool UI for accessing/creating volume in non-default pools, and creation of pools
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Comment 5 Cole Robinson 2010-05-10 17:02:26 EDT
Latest virt-manager in rawhide has this UI majorly refactored, so closing.