Bug 524695

Summary: qemu should print strerror info for disk/kernel/initrd access errors
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Cole Robinson <crobinso>
Component: qemuAssignee: Justin M. Forbes <jforbes>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Cole Robinson 2009-09-21 14:33:10 EDT
Example:

# virsh start f11_1
error: Failed to start domain f11_1
error: internal error unable to start guest: qemu: could not open disk image
/root/f11_1

Since these messages are often the only error indication to users, it would help to make them as descriptive as possible. This is especially important for F12:

Disk access example: bz 517379
Kernel/Initrd ex   : bz 523960
Comment 1 Justin M. Forbes 2009-10-01 12:16:17 EDT
Patch sent upstream:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2009-10/txtSH68ZJDZCh.txt
Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2009-10-02 11:18:41 EDT
This issue is resolved with qemu-0.11.0-3.fc12