Bug 589882 - virt-install command with option --extra-args fail during install vm
Summary: virt-install command with option --extra-args fail during install vm
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 586175
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python-virtinst
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Cole Robinson
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-07 07:53 UTC by Wayne Sun
Modified: 2010-05-07 14:08 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-05-07 14:08:25 UTC
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Description Wayne Sun 2010-05-07 07:53:36 UTC
Description of problem:
Fail to install vm by option: --extra-args "console=ttyS0,115200".
The xml file is established and with no problem. The domain installation still in progress, but when try to connect to it by vnc-viewer, an error occour: Cannot determine the VNC port for the guest rhel5_0320pm. 

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
# virt-install -n rhel5_0320pm -r 1000 -f /var/lib/libvirt/images/rhel5_0320pm.img -s 5 -l http://download.englab.nay.redhat.com/pub/rhel/released/RHEL-5-Server/U4/i386/os/  --nographics --extra-args "console=ttyS0,115200"

Starting install...
Retrieving file .treeinfo...                                                                                                          |  874 B     00:00 ... 
Retrieving file vmlinuz...                                                                                                            | 3.5 MB     00:00 ... 
Retrieving file initrd.img...                                                                                                         |  13 MB     00:00 ... 
Creating domain...                                                                                                                    |    0 B     00:00     
error: Failed to get local hostname

Domain installation still in progress. You can reconnect to 
the console to complete the installation process.

Actual results:
Failed to install vm.

Expected results:
Install succesfully.

Additional info:

Comment 2 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-07 09:04:55 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2010-05-07 14:08:25 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 586175 ***

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