Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 202883
XEN - Unable to find any devices of the type needed for this installation type.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:40 EST
LTC Owner is: firstname.lastname@example.org
LTC Originator is: email@example.com
Attempting to install a guest domain using the xenguest-install.py script.
Dialog box comes up indicating 'No driver found'.
Installed FC6 Rawhide directly from RH Fedora mirror site on August 14th:
# uname -a
Linux leaf9.ltc.austin.ibm.com 2.6.17-1.2564.fc6xen #1 SMP Mon Aug 14 01:35:33
EDT 2006 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
IBM HS20 8843 Blade, x86_64
Is this reproducible?
Yes. Just run the xenguest-install.py script and install guest via http:
[root@leaf9 xen]# xenguest-install.py
What is the name of your virtual machine? vm1
How much RAM should be allocated (in megabytes)? 512
What would you like to use as the disk (path)? /tmp/hda
How large would you like the disk to be (in gigabytes)? 6
What is the install location? http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linu
Bootdata ok (command line is root=/dev/xvd method=http://download.fedora.redha
Linux version 2.6.17-1.2566.fc6xen (firstname.lastname@example.org) (gc
c version 4.1.1 20060811 (Red Hat 4.1.1-16)) #1 SMP Mon Aug 14 23:58:41 EDT 2006
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
Xen: 0000000000000000 - 0000000020800000 (usable)
Did the system produce an OOPS message on the console? NO.
Welcome to Fedora Core
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â Would you like to manually select your â
â driver or use a driver disk? â
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<Tab>/<Alt-Tab> between elements | <Space> selects | <F12> next screen
Updated to today's kernel on host, 2.6.17-1.2566.fc6xen, no make sure everything
is in sync. No difference in results.
Created attachment 134350 [details]
tar ball with /var/log/xen* files and a screen print of error screen
There have been a few things breaking guest installs recently, but the
libvirt/xeninst interactions should all be happy now.
There's something now with kernels oopsing on boot, but that's a separate issue