Bug 453488 - can't reuse guest name without restarting virt-manager
can't reuse guest name without restarting virt-manager
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Berrange
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 453009 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: F10Target
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Reported: 2008-06-30 20:06 EDT by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2009-04-03 06:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-03 06:35:24 EDT
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Description Jens Petersen 2008-06-30 20:06:27 EDT
Description of problem:
If I install a guest under virt-manager and then delete it and install another
guest under the same name in virt-manager: the console for the new guest refuses
to appear.  Workaround is to quit virt-manager and start it again and voila.

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install a guest OS (call it "rawhide1")
2. later delete rawhide1 from virt-manager
3. try to reinstall "rawhide1" as a new guest
  
Actual results:
3. Press Finish in install setup does not bring up console window for rawhide1
 (I think it flashes up and then disappears.)  Pressing Finish again and a message
  appears saying it is already running.

Expected results:
3. new console to appear normally

Additional info:
It is annoying having to restart virt-manager for this.
Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2008-12-01 14:44:37 EST
*** Bug 453009 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2009-04-01 02:13:36 EDT
I think this may be fixed in 0.6.1 or earlier.
Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2009-04-03 06:35:24 EDT
Okay, this was filed against F9, but since it's fixed in rawhide and easy to work around, I'm closing the bug. Thanks Jens.

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