Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 331511
Domain creation failure isn't handled gracefully
Last modified: 2008-11-26 11:30:55 EST
Description of problem:
Looks like creating a "fully virtualized" (btw would be nice if you didn't have
to Google to find out that KVM is supported via the qemu target) host under KVM
that has a significant portion of host RAM allocated will often fail, and when
this happens, virt-manager sticks its fingers in its ears, playing a game of "la
la la" I'm not listening ;-)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a "fully virtualized" (in reality, KVM) virtual machine with 50% or
more of host RAM on a loaded system...watch it squeal.
Seems whenever I go over that 50% of system RAM threshold on a busy system and
KVM can't make a new domain...
Unable to complete install '<class 'libvirt.libvirtError'>
virDomainCreateLinux() failed Timed out while reading console startup output
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 616, in do_install
dom = guest.start_install(False, meter = meter)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 724, in
return self._do_install(consolecb, meter)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/Guest.py", line 741, in
self.domain = self.conn.createLinux(install_xml, 0)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 573, in createLinux
if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virDomainCreateLinux() failed', conn=self)
libvirtError: virDomainCreateLinux() failed Timed out while reading console
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 453491 ***