Bug 444475 - Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" x86_64 hangs in KVM virtualization install
Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" x86_64 hangs in KVM virtualization install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kvm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Glauber Costa
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-28 11:31 EDT by P Rauser
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:55 EDT (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:55:36 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Launchpad 219165 None None None Never

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Description P Rauser 2008-04-28 11:31:12 EDT
Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Fedora 9 Preview Release with updates to 4/28/08

How reproducible:

Bug only appear in X86_64 environment.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install virtualization packages
2. Use virt-manager to create a new VM
3. Install Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (aka "Hardy Heron")
Actual results:

Installation continues normally until installer hangs on "Executing grub-install

Expected results:

Ubuntu installs normally.

Additional info:

Ubuntu bug #219165 indicates that a patch to KVM is available & eliminates this
problem when running in Ubuntu environment with patch.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2008-04-28 22:54:02 EDT
Their fix was a quick hack and not something upstreamable according to
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.kvm.devel/16336.  I'll keep an eye
out for an actual fix being submitted upstream, but as it stands right now, it
doesn't look like there's a fix at the ready.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 06:18:55 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 20:29:50 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:55:36 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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