Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 696643
Spice / qxl fails after a short time with out of memory messages in the log file.
Last modified: 2012-08-07 12:46:24 EDT
Created attachment 492113 [details]
lscpi output of host machine
Description of problem:
When attempting to use the spice and qxl options in F15 RC2 beta which has been fully updated as of 20110414, within a few moments of using the graphical desktop, the VM will freeze and on occasion, the host machine also becomes non-responsive. Additionally the VM log file shows hundred of not thousands of messages 'handle_dev_input: oom current 0 pipe 0',
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@f15beta qemu]# uname -a
Linux f15beta 188.8.131.52-9.fc15.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Mar 30 16:55:57 UTC 2011 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
[root@f15beta qemu]# rpm -q qemu-kvm qemu-common python-virtinst virt-viewer virt-manager
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In virt-manager set 'display spice' and video to 'qxl'.
2. Start the VM
3. Log into the machine and attempt to use anything on the graphical desktop
VM will either freeze and many times the host machine will temporarily freeze. Also sometimes after logging in, the user will be abruptly kicked back to the gdm screen. Plus the log file for the VM shows hundreds of messages 'handle_dev_input: oom current 0 pipe 0'.
The user should experience a high performance graphical desktop via spice and qxl.
See attachments for more machine info and for a log file extract.
Created attachment 492114 [details]
cpuinfo from host machine
Created attachment 492115 [details]
virsh capabilities from host machine
Created attachment 492116 [details]
Contents of the VM log file - truncated after a few oom messages
The oom messages go on MUCH longer than indicated in this extract from the log file.
Not sure where the issue is, reassigning to spice-server for now since it's unlikely this is virt-manager.
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