Bug 611855 - creating vms fails, with inability to create tap devices
Summary: creating vms fails, with inability to create tap devices
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Daniel Veillard
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-07-06 17:16 UTC by ritz
Modified: 2010-07-09 16:34 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-07-09 16:34:18 UTC

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Description ritz 2010-07-06 17:16:47 UTC
Description of problem:
creating vms fails, with inability to create tap devices

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. fresh minimal install
2. add libvirt
3. connect to system using virt-manager
4. try to create a vm

Actual results:

Expected results:
should work

Additional info:
add tunectl to "Requires"

Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2010-07-06 17:23:51 UTC
Please provide the actual error messages received.  libvirt has no need for any tunctl program as it opens /dev/net/tun directly, and this device node is automatically created by udev on all my RHEL6 systems.

Comment 3 ritz 2010-07-08 11:32:01 UTC
I have not been able to reproduce this issue, after uninstalling tunctl. Odd. It was related with unable to create tap device, using qemu.

Comment 4 Dave Allan 2010-07-09 16:34:18 UTC
Since the problem is now not reproducible, I'm going to close this BZ, but of course please reopen if you are able to reproduce it.

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