Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444475
Ubuntu "Hardy Heron" x86_64 hangs in KVM virtualization install
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:55:36 EDT
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 9 Preview Release with updates to 4/28/08
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")
Installation continues normally until installer hangs on "Executing grub-install
Ubuntu installs normally.
Ubuntu bug #219165 indicates that a patch to KVM is available & eliminates this
problem when running in Ubuntu environment with patch.
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.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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