Bug 740914

Summary: qemu-kvm is not able to emulate SMP (2 cores) for fedora-16
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Sergei LITVINENKO <sergei.litvinenko>
Component: qemuAssignee: Fedora Virtualization Maintainers <virt-maint>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 14CC: amit.shah, berrange, dougsland, dwmw2, ehabkost, itamar, jaswinder, jforbes, knoel, scottt.tw, sergei.litvinenko, tburke, virt-maint
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fedora-16 guest log (-smp 2,maxcpus=2,cores=2,threads=1,sockets=1) none

Description Sergei LITVINENKO 2011-09-23 14:38:15 EDT
Created attachment 524673 [details]
fedora-16 guest log (-smp 2,maxcpus=2,cores=2,threads=1,sockets=1)

Description of problem:

qemu-kvm is not able to emulate SMP for fedora-16a

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

qemu-system-x86-0.13.0-1.fc14.i686
kernel-PAE-2.6.35.14-96.fc14.i686

How reproducible:

100%

Steps to Reproduce:

1. install fedora-16 (alpha) on virtual machine.
2. run it as:
 qemu-kvm -localtime -m 2000 -name Fedora-16a -vga vmware \
     -smp 2,maxcpus=2,cores=2,threads=1,sockets=1           \
     -drive file=fedora16-hd0.img,if=virtio,boot=on         \
     -drive file=fedora16-hd1.img,if=virtio,boot=off        \
     -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:12:34:16,model=virtio -net tap


Actual results:

guest is unstable, a lot of timeouts and error messages to console...

Expected results:

guest run as in single CPU mode.

Additional info:
See guest log (from boot and till shutdown)
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2012-05-21 07:37:43 EDT
F14 is no longer supported. If anyone is still affected by this bug with newer
qemu versions (fedora 16 or 17), please reopen this report.