Bug 451784 - libvirt 0.4.3 doesn't always clean up after itself
libvirt 0.4.3 doesn't always clean up after itself
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Depends On: 451709
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Reported: 2008-06-17 08:21 EDT by Chris Lalancette
Modified: 2008-07-01 01:30 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.4.4-1.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-01 01:30:17 EDT
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Description Chris Lalancette 2008-06-17 08:21:52 EDT
Description of problem:
As a corollary of BZ 451709, when libvirtd fails to start domains because of the
bug there, it also fails to clean up after itself.  In particular, it leaves a
"vnet?" device visible and connected to virbr0, even though there is no domain.
 This further causes problems when rebooting the kernel, since you then get
messages "kernel: waiting for netdev vnet0 to become free" infinitely.  You also
cannot kill the libvirtd daemon.
Comment 1 Chris Lalancette 2008-06-19 05:09:16 EDT
Hm.  Weird.  I can't seem to reproduce the "can't kill libvirtd" problem at the
moment (after a reboot of the host machine).  However, the "doesn't cleanup
vnet?" is still a problem.

Chris Lalancette
Comment 2 Chris Lalancette 2008-06-19 06:08:15 EDT
This one is actually closely related to BZ 451709, which I now have a patch for.
 I'm going to close it as a duplicate.

Chris Lalancette

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 451709 ***
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-06-25 05:27:16 EDT
libvirt-0.4.4-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-01 01:30:10 EDT
libvirt-0.4.4-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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