Bug 1783880 - [virtio-win][vioser] can't transfer data between host and guest via virtio-serial port in i386 guest
Summary: [virtio-win][vioser] can't transfer data between host and guest via virtio-se...
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virtio-win
Version: 8.1
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: 8.0
Assignee: ybendito
QA Contact: xiagao
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-12-16 07:35 UTC by xiagao
Modified: 2020-05-01 03:16 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: virtio-win-prewhql-0.1-175
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Last Closed: 2020-04-28 16:05:16 UTC
Type: Bug
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Red Hat Product Errata RHEA-2020:1757 None None None 2020-04-28 16:05:30 UTC

Description xiagao 2019-12-16 07:35:58 UTC
Description of problem:
Boot up guest with vitio-serial device and install the latest virtio serial driver(174),try to transfer date between host and guest,but failed.
Downgrade driver to 173 version,it success.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot up guest with virtio-serial device
-device pcie-root-port,port=0x10,chassis=1,id=pci.1,bus=pcie.0,multifunction=on,addr=0x3 \
-device pcie-root-port,port=0x16,chassis=7,id=pci.7,bus=pcie.0,addr=0x3.0x6 \

-device virtio-serial-pci,id=virtio-serial1,max_ports=31,bus=pci.7  \
-chardev socket,id=channel2,path=/tmp/helloworld2,server,nowait  -device virtserialport,bus=virtio-serial1.0,chardev=channel2,name=com.redhat.rhevm.vdsm2 \

2.install vioser driver

3.transfer data
host -> guest:
Guest: python VirtIOChannel_guest_reieve.py com.redhat.rhevm.vdsm2
Host: python3 serial-host-send.py /tmp/helloworld2

guest -> host:
Guest: python VirtIOChannel_guest_send.py com.redhat.rhevm.vdsm2
Host: python3 serial-host-receive.py /tmp/helloworld2

Actual results:
After step3,hit error in guest.

2019-12-13 16:31:42: pywintypes.error: (2, 'CreateFile', 'The system cannot find the file specified.')
2019-12-13 16:31:42: Exception AttributeError: "'WinBufferedReadFile' object has no attribute '_read_ovrlpd'" in <bound method WinBufferedReadFile.__del__ of <windows_support.WinBufferedReadFile object at 0x0161D730>> ignored

Expected results:
virtio-serial works well.

Additional info:
downgrade driver to 173,didn't hit this issue.

Comment 1 xiagao 2019-12-16 07:37:26 UTC
guest: Win10-32,Win8-32,Win7-32

Win2019,Win10-64,win8-64,win2016,win2012 didn't hit this issue with 174 version.

Comment 4 ybendito 2019-12-19 07:31:12 UTC
Fixed in virtio-win-prewhql-0.1-175

Comment 5 xiagao 2019-12-20 01:42:23 UTC
Verify this bug with virtio-win-prewhql-0.1-175.
virtio-serial works now.

Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-28 16:05:16 UTC
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


Comment 12 ybendito 2020-05-01 03:16:36 UTC
In my opinion, no special documentation required as the build with the bug was never released.
The problem exists only in intermediate build

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