Bug 331511 - Domain creation failure isn't handled gracefully
Summary: Domain creation failure isn't handled gracefully
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 453491
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Berrangé
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-14 21:40 UTC by Jon Masters
Modified: 2008-11-26 16:30 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-11-26 16:30:55 UTC

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Description Jon Masters 2007-10-14 21:40:19 UTC
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):


How reproducible:


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.
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jon Masters 2007-10-14 22:32:05 UTC
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
startup output

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Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2008-11-26 16:30:55 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 453491 ***

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