Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 466015
unable to use VG that is active unless name matches VG name
Last modified: 2009-11-18 08:42:25 EST
Description of problem:
On your box I have one huge VG which hosts your rootfs and has Free PE
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
package qemu is not installed
Steps to Reproduce:
1. open add storage pool in virt-manager
2. select type LVM
3. give a name that is different from your existing VG
3. at target path give it your existing VG (obviously there must be Free PE in the VG)
no pool with matching namelibvir: Storage error : no pool with matching name
it works just fine if I give as name the actual name of my VG, but I suspect other users will run into this.
- redo the dialogs so that one chooses a type first and no name in the first screen. in the second screen, if it's type LVM offer a drop down of active VGs or the ability to create a new one
- alternatively just document the bahavious _in the dialog_
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.
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Libvirt does have this capability, by specifying:
in the pool XML. This is also supported by upstream virt-manager, though I don't think it will be backported to F10, so just closing as UPSTREAM.