Bug 434871 - adding scsi disk to qemu guest fails
adding scsi disk to qemu guest fails
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
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Reported: 2008-02-25 17:15 EST by Cole Robinson
Modified: 2008-11-26 10:34 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-26 10:34:56 EST
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Description Cole Robinson 2008-02-25 17:15:35 EST
Adding a scsi disk to a qemu based disk fails with the following error:

nable to complete install: 'Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/addhardware.py", line 513, in add_device
    self.vm.add_device(xml)
  File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/domain.py", line 724, in add_device
    self.get_connection().define_domain(newxml)
  File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/connection.py", line 446, in
define_domain
    self.vmm.defineXML(xml)
  File "/usr/lib64/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 601, in defineXML
    if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virDomainDefineXML() failed', conn=self)
libvirtError: virDomainDefineXML() failed Invalid harddisk device name: sda
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2008-02-25 17:16:37 EST
Qemu guests can't seem to handle sd* disks, so I committed a patch to disable
the scsi disk option for non-xen hvm guests:

http://hg.et.redhat.com/virt/applications/virt-manager--devel?cs=1eeb1546b21b
Comment 2 Daniel Berrange 2008-02-25 17:29:22 EST
Non-Xen based QEMU can handle SCSI disks since QEMU 0.9.1. It is simply libvirt
is not up2date enough to support it. Rather than disabling it in virt-manager we
should add SCSI support to libvirt.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 04:56:16 EST
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Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2008-11-26 10:34:56 EST
This particular error is fixed in F9, but won't be backported to F8. So, closing as CURRENTRELEASE.

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