Bug 238086 - can't install RHEL5 guest
can't install RHEL5 guest
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2007-04-26 20:59 EDT by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2007-09-27 17:05:04 EDT
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virt-manager.log (2.63 KB, text/plain)
2007-04-29 21:41 EDT, Jens Petersen
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Description Jens Petersen 2007-04-26 20:59:13 EDT
Description of problem:
When I try to install RHEL5 Client (x86_64) as a guest on rawhide
I get an error dialog saying:

"Unable to complete install: 'Could not find an installable distribution the
install location'".

(BTW the message 'Could not find an installable distribution the install
location' should be fixed also.)

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

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try install RHEL5 as a guest domain
Actual results:
Dialog appears with above message and Details:

Unable to complete install '<type 'exceptions.RuntimeError'> Could not find an
installable distribution the install location
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 677, in do_install
    dom = guest.start_install(False, meter = meter)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 647, in
    tmpfiles = self._prepare_install_location(meter)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/ParaVirtGuest.py", line 65, in
    (kernelfn,initrdfn,args) = DistroManager.acquireKernel(self.location, meter,
scratchdir=self.scratchdir, type=self.type)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/DistroManager.py", line 567,
in acquireKernel
    progresscb=progresscb, distro=distro, scratchdir=scratchdir)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/DistroManager.py", line 556,
in _storeForDistro
    raise RuntimeError, "Could not find an installable distribution the install
RuntimeError: Could not find an installable distribution the install location

Expected results:
no error
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2007-04-26 23:23:09 EDT
Need to know what install parameters you provided - please grab
/root/.virt-manager/virt-manager.log from immediately after a failed install &
attach to this ticket. Also what python-virtinst version ?
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-04-29 21:41:31 EDT
Created attachment 153753 [details]
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2007-04-30 01:03:08 EDT
I have python-virtinst-0.103.0-2.fc7 installed.
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-07-24 22:09:54 EDT
change QA contact
Comment 5 Daniel Berrange 2007-09-27 17:05:04 EDT
This is fixed in python-virtinst-0.200-1.fc7

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