Bug 430174 - Virt-manager main screen out of sync with console
Summary: Virt-manager main screen out of sync with console
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager
Version: 8
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Berrangé
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-01-25 00:20 UTC by Andy Grover
Modified: 2008-11-26 15:59 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-11-26 15:59:18 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
virt-manager screenshot (85.28 KB, image/png)
2008-01-25 00:20 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details
virt-manager.log (5.25 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-25 22:56 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details
xm list --long output (3.12 KB, text/plain)
2008-01-25 22:57 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details
xend.log: start service, start a vm and shutdown vm (27.27 KB, text/plain)
2008-02-04 22:57 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details
qemu log (491 bytes, text/plain)
2008-02-04 22:58 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details
xm list --long output from before shutdown (4.15 KB, text/plain)
2008-02-04 23:00 UTC, Andy Grover
no flags Details

Description Andy Grover 2008-01-25 00:20:53 UTC
Starting a HVM guest and then in the graphical console clicking "Shutdown"
results in the console displaying "guest not running" while the main window
still says running. I cannot restart the guest. Screenshot attached.

Comment 1 Andy Grover 2008-01-25 00:20:53 UTC
Created attachment 292885 [details]
virt-manager screenshot

Comment 2 Daniel Berrangé 2008-01-25 00:27:09 UTC
Hmm, a little odd. Please provide /root/.virt-manager/virt-manager.log and
output of 'xm list --long' so we can find out which bit is lieing.

Comment 3 Daniel Berrangé 2008-01-25 00:27:44 UTC
Oh, and what version of the libvirt and virt-manager RPMs have you got installed ?

Comment 4 Andy Grover 2008-01-25 22:56:13 UTC

attaching other stuff you asked for.

Comment 5 Andy Grover 2008-01-25 22:56:43 UTC
Created attachment 293017 [details]

Comment 6 Andy Grover 2008-01-25 22:57:24 UTC
Created attachment 293018 [details]
xm list --long output

Comment 7 Daniel Berrangé 2008-01-25 23:14:55 UTC
Ok, so the 'xm list' output shows no 'domid' for VM 'winxp' so the guest is
definitely not running & thus the console is correct. I'm not sure why the main
listing still shows it as running. Can you check the Edit -> Preferences and see
if there's a overly-large refresh rate setting ? That refresh rate controls how
often state is refreshed in the main display.

Comment 8 Andy Grover 2008-01-25 23:33:38 UTC
this info was from running and shutting down VM 'svr2k3'. (I'm seeing the same
problem from either guest and just did svr2k3 this time.)

Edit->preferences refresh is 1 second.

There seem to be some exceptions in the virt-manager.log, what do you make of those?

Comment 9 Daniel Berrangé 2008-01-25 23:46:01 UTC
Ahh that makes a little more sense then. The 'xm list' output shows that
'svr2k3' does have a domid set, so is running. Oddly though, there are no
devices listed for this guest at all - no NIC, no disk, no framebuffer. The
latter missing device is why the VNC console has been stopped. So virt-manager
is actually operating correct in this respect - the guest is running, but there
is no framebuffer - its merely a bad error message in the console here.

I'm puzzled why Xen would have 'lost' all the devices for this still running
guest. Can you provide the /var/log/xen/xend.log and also tell me if any
'qemu-dm' process is running ?

Comment 10 Daniel Berrangé 2008-01-25 23:46:53 UTC
BTW, the exceptions, while scary, are usually to be expected in during a domain
transition from running to stopped - you typically get one or two of them - if
they continue to be logged indefinitely though it would be a problem

Comment 11 Andy Grover 2008-02-04 22:54:43 UTC
xm list --long shows devices until I click "Shutdown". I don't see any qemu-dm

I'm attaching all logs and output from xm list long before shutdown.

Comment 12 Andy Grover 2008-02-04 22:57:47 UTC
Created attachment 293953 [details]
xend.log: start service, start a vm and shutdown vm

Comment 13 Andy Grover 2008-02-04 22:58:30 UTC
Created attachment 293954 [details]
qemu log

Comment 14 Andy Grover 2008-02-04 23:00:27 UTC
Created attachment 293955 [details]
xm list --long output from before shutdown

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Comment 16 Cole Robinson 2008-11-26 15:59:18 UTC
Hmm, previous comments make it seem like this isn't a virt-manager issue, though it sounds like there could be xen issues at hand. I'm closing this as NOTABUG, but please reopen against xen if you are still seeing the above issues.

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