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|Summary:||Opening VM spawns two instances of virt-manager|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Dagan McGregor <bugzilla.redhat.com>|
|Component:||gnome-applet-vm||Assignee:||Cole Robinson <crobinso>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||11||CC:||berrange, crobinso, hbrock, markmc, virt-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2010-04-27 12:20:59 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Dagan McGregor 2009-08-15 02:13:55 EDT
Description of problem: When using gnome-applet-vm to open the display for a VM, it spawns two copies of virt-manager, and the second copy of virt-manager lists the VM twice. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): Arch : x86_64 Version : 0.2.0 Release : 9.fc11 How reproducible: Most of the time Steps to Reproduce: 1. Click on applet 2. Right-click on VM, click Open 3. VM display opens, and virt-manager instances are spawned Actual results: VM display opens, and virt-manager appears twice Expected results: VM display opens. Not sure virt-manager display is required, there is a seperate menu option to 'Run Virtual Machine Manager...' Additional info:
Comment 1 Dagan McGregor 2009-08-24 04:04:11 EDT
I get the impression this applet is not supported much at the moment, but it appears the two virt-manager windows spawn alongside the authentication window. I have noticed some instances one window for virt-manager will appear with the authentication box, and the second window for virt-manager will appear when the VM display opens after being authenticated. Other times, most of the time, both virt-manager windows appear with the authentication window, and the VM window appears by itself after being authenticated.
Comment 2 Dagan McGregor 2009-09-11 04:22:46 EDT
Since the latest version of virt-manager appears to include new notification tray icon functionality that can replace this old and somewhat unsupported applet... Can we get the updated version 0.80 of virt-manager pushed into F11, so I can remove the buggy applet? Please? :)
Comment 3 Dagan McGregor 2009-09-17 02:39:45 EDT
Since the gnome-applet-vm bugs aren't getting much attention, changing this to classification under virt-manager (apologies if this annoys anyone). As noted above, virt-manager 0.80 replicates the functionality provided by gnome-applet-vm, and since gnome-applet-vm is not supported, can we simply get it deprecated, and push virt-manager 0.80 into Fedora 11?
Comment 4 Dagan McGregor 2009-09-17 02:41:27 EDT
Note, the package for virt-manager 0.80 exists in Koji for Fedora 12 already. virt-manager-0.8.0-3.fc12 http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=131921
Comment 5 Mark McLoughlin 2009-09-21 11:39:32 EDT
(In reply to comment #3) > Since the gnome-applet-vm bugs aren't getting much attention, changing this to > classification under virt-manager (apologies if this annoys anyone). Does this bug exist in the virt-manager version of the applet? I don't think it does > As noted above, virt-manager 0.80 replicates the functionality provided by > gnome-applet-vm, and since gnome-applet-vm is not supported, can we simply get > it deprecated, and push virt-manager 0.80 into Fedora 11? We have no immediate plans to push virt-manager-0.8.0 into Fedora 11, so this bug should stay open against gnome-applet-vm
Comment 6 Dagan McGregor 2009-10-04 20:49:15 EDT
I cannot see any updated ChangeLog for virt-manager on the website, but from what I can tell, virt-manager only had the 'applet mode' added in version 0.8.0, which as you have noted isn't going to be pushed into F11. So I have stopped using gnome-vm-applet, and now just launch virt-manager and will wait for F12 to use the new applet functionality.
Comment 7 Dagan McGregor 2009-12-07 00:59:02 EST
I have upgraded to F12, and no longer need gnome-applet-vm. The virt-manager upgrade works fine in it's place.
Comment 8 Cole Robinson 2010-04-27 12:20:59 EDT
gnome-applet-vm is dead upstream, and no bugs will be fixed in F11. virt-manager provides an applet in F12+ which obsoletes gnome-applet-vm. Closing as WONTFIX.
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