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Bug 603867 - libvirt: VM startup fails trying to resolve 'usbX' format sysfs files
libvirt: VM startup fails trying to resolve 'usbX' format sysfs files
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity medium
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Assigned To: Cole Robinson
Virtualization Bugs
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Reported: 2010-06-14 14:01 EDT by Cole Robinson
Modified: 2010-11-11 09:49 EST (History)
5 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: libvirt-0_8_1-11_el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-11 09:49:19 EST
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Backport of upstream fix (1.13 KB, text/plain)
2010-06-25 12:31 EDT, Cole Robinson
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Description Cole Robinson 2010-06-14 14:01:58 EDT
Some files under /sys/bus/usb/devices/ have the format 'usbX', where
X is the USB bus number. Libvirt doesn't properly parse these files when trying to resolve produce/vendor to bus/device info. When it can't parse, the guest won't start. See also Fedora bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=598272

Fixed upstream here, should be a simple backport:

Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-14 14:02:59 EDT
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 2 Cole Robinson 2010-06-25 12:31:33 EDT
Created attachment 426927 [details]
Backport of upstream fix

Internal posting:

Comment 3 Dave Allan 2010-06-28 23:00:04 EDT
libvirt-0_8_1-11_el6 has been built in RHEL-6-candidate with the fix.

Comment 4 dyuan 2010-07-01 06:40:13 EDT
Verified PASSED with libvirt-0.8.1-13.el6.

VM start successfully with the following line in xml.
# virsh dumpxml demo
<hostdev mode='subsystem' type='usb' managed='yes'>
        <vendor id='0x1d6b'/>
        <product id='0x0002'/>
        <address bus='1' device='1'/>
      <alias name='hostdev0'/>

Comment 5 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 09:49:19 EST
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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