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

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

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:

Comment 2 Justin M. Forbes 2009-10-02 11:18:41 EDT
This issue is resolved with qemu-0.11.0-3.fc12