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|Summary:||RHEL5 VM problems after seabios upgrade|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <rdassen>|
|Component:||seabios||Assignee:||Justin M. Forbes <jforbes>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||13||CC:||jau, jforbes, rbinkhor, virt-maint|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2011-06-29 09:11:06 EDT||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) 2010-07-21 09:16:40 EDT
Description of problem: After upgrading seabios this morning, I started to experience hangs of my RHEL5 VM, at various points (during kernel boot, during udev initialisation, later on when doing YUM updates from the GUI). Thinking that I'd messed up my VM image, or that it had somehow become corrupted, I decided to reinstall it from a RHEL 5.5 DVD image. I tried several times, but the installation attempts all failed at various points, never getting past the initial package installs. Looking at "rpm -qa --last" on my host, the only recent virtualisation-related change I could identify was an update of seabios. After downgrading to seabios-bin-0.5.1-2.fc13.noarch.rpm, I was able to successfully install a RHEL 5 VM again. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): seabios-bin-0.5.1-3.fc13.noarch . How reproducible: Unknown. Steps to Reproduce: I have not identified a reliable reproducer for this issue yet. Presumably, it's "install a RHEL 5 VM". Actual results: RHEL5 VM hangs. Expected results: RHEL5 VM functions, i.e. an installation attempt can be completed and the resulting VM is functioning normally. Additional info: none. Let me know if there is any I can provide that would be helpful.
Comment 1 Jérôme Audu 2010-08-10 09:17:03 EDT
I "happy" to see that I'm not the only with this issue. What about your Host? In my case: Fedora 13 - update-to-date 2010-8-10 HOST = x86_64 (4 cores) 4 x Guest = CentOS-5.x Crash (sometime) during guest boot (Hang)... reverting to seabios-bin-0.5.1-2.fc13.noarch.rpm fix this issue
Comment 2 J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) 2010-08-10 09:26:39 EDT
(In reply to comment #1) > What about your Host? Fedora 13, up to date at the time of reporting. Lenovo Thinkpad X200 system, installed as x86_64, 2 cores (Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz).
Comment 3 Jérôme Audu 2010-08-10 10:13:52 EDT
(In reply to comment #2) and what about your Guest? Is it also x86_64? In my case, HOST is x86_64, but Guest are x86 (32bits)
Comment 4 J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) 2010-08-10 11:21:20 EDT
(In reply to comment #3) > and what about your Guest? Is it also x86_64? It is, yes.
Comment 5 Jérôme Audu 2010-08-11 04:32:57 EDT
I've just try to rebuild the latest seabios (0.6.0) from koji for F13 http://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/packages/seabios/0.6.0/1.fc14/src/seabios-0.6.0-1.fc14.src.rpm and it also seem to fix our RHEL5 guest issue.
Comment 6 Justin M. Forbes 2010-08-11 16:43:47 EDT
Right, we are looking to push this update to Fedora 13 this week along with the qemu 0.12.5 update.
Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-01 09:17:09 EDT
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Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2011-06-29 09:11:06 EDT
Fedora 13 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2011-06-25. Fedora 13 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.