Bug 696702

Summary: libvirt should require dmidecode
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: David Juran <djuran>
Component: libvirtAssignee: Fedora Virtualization Maintainers <virt-maint>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 16CC: aquini, berrange, clalance, crobinso, itamar, jforbes, ktdreyer, laine, misc, veillard, virt-maint
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Description David Juran 2011-04-14 12:49:58 EDT
Description of problem:
If dmidecode isn't installed, libvirt will throw the following error into syslog:

Apr 14 19:33:33 emoru libvirtd: 19:33:33.078: 1422: error : virSysinfoRead:117 : internal error Failed to find path for dmidecode binary


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
libvirt-0.8.8-4.fc15
Comment 1 Ken Dreyer 2011-09-12 21:47:37 EDT
Still present in F16, libvirt-0.9.4-1.fc16
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2011-09-22 13:51:34 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 3 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2011-09-22 13:54:16 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 4 Michael Scherer 2011-11-29 09:19:32 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 754909 ***