Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 589882
virt-install command with option --extra-args fail during install vm
Last modified: 2010-05-07 10:08:25 EDT
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):
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"
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.
Failed to install vm.
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*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 586175 ***