Bug 604811 - libvirt: node device APIs don't list wireless interfaces
Summary: libvirt: node device APIs don't list wireless interfaces
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: All Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Dave Allan
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On: 596928
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Reported: 2010-06-16 18:57 UTC by Dave Allan
Modified: 2016-04-26 15:24 UTC (History)
10 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libvirt-0_8_1-10_el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Clone Of: 596928
Last Closed: 2010-11-11 14:49:53 UTC
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Description Dave Allan 2010-06-16 18:57:59 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #596928 +++

The udev node device backend doesn't list wireless interfaces. This causes an issue with virt-manager users if trying to create interfaces via the 'interface' APIs: if they remove their wireless sysconfig file, the card needs to be listed by the node device APIs so we can offer to readd the config.

Fixed upstream here:


Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-16 19:15:26 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 Dave Allan 2010-06-24 01:26:37 UTC
libvirt-0_8_1-10_el6 has been built in RHEL-6-candidate with the fix.


Comment 5 Nan Zhang 2010-07-09 13:53:02 UTC
Verified with libvirt-0.8.1-13.el6.x86_64. Moving to VERIFIED.

# lspci
03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh] Network Connection

# virsh nodedev-list --cap pci

# virsh nodedev-dumpxml pci_0000_03_00_0
  <capability type='pci'>
    <product id='0x4237'>PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh] Network Connection</product>
    <vendor id='0x8086'>Intel Corporation</vendor>

Comment 6 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 14:49:53 UTC
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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