Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 331521
failure to read mounted CD results in backtrace
Last modified: 2009-09-18 12:31:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Failure to read a mounted CD results in an unpleasant error, only after the new
domain has been created...i.e. after the user has waited for disk allocation,
creation of new domain, etc. only then does a cryptic looking error appear.
This is pretty old, but...
Any chance you still have the error, or are you still seeing this? If not, do
you remember how the mount read failed (as in, any reasonably way to reproduce?)
virt-manager-0.6.0-1.fc10.x86_64 on rawhide with all updates of today. If you install a new virtual machine and choose for a physical CD while there is none you'll get a backtrace:
Uncaught error validating input: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'startswith'
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 303, in forward
if(self.validate(notebook.get_current_page()) != True):
File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/create.py", line 953, in validate
self._guest.installer.location = src
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/DistroManager.py", line 148, in set_location
elif os.path.exists(os.path.abspath(val)) \
File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/posixpath.py", line 402, in abspath
if not isabs(path):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/posixpath.py", line 49, in isabs
AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'startswith'
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Moving to F10, I'll look into this.
Okay, a fix is pushed upstream:
Moving to POST.
virt-manager-0.6.1-1.fc10 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 10.
virt-manager-0.6.1-1.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
If you want to test the update, you can install it with
su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update virt-manager'. You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F10/FEDORA-2009-2390
Fixed in virt-manager-0.6.1-3.fc10 which is in F10. Closing as CURRENTRELEASE.