Bug 884739 - graceful automatic handling of connection to unix socket-based connections
graceful automatic handling of connection to unix socket-based connections
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 810576
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: virt-manager (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: virt-mgr-maint
Virtualization Bugs
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Reported: 2012-12-06 11:18 EST by David Jaša
Modified: 2013-04-08 22:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-04-08 22:22:35 EDT
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Description David Jaša 2012-12-06 11:18:53 EST
Description of problem:
Currently, virt-manager:
  * doesn't connect automatically if libvirtd service comes up
  * throws exceptions when the service is stopped/restarted
these two make user experience way worse than necessary for no real reason.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure libvirtd so that it doesn't require password to access qemu:///system
2. connect with virt-manager to qemu:///system session
3. stop libvirtd service
4. start libvirtd service
Actual results:
exception is thrown, virt-manager stays disconnected after the service comes up again

Expected results:
3. nothing happens on clean libvirtd exit, virt-manager just gracefully disconnects. Notification may be popped up if libvirt crashes (but that's not necessary)
4. libvirt watches for libvird socket, when it appears (or libvirt starts listening on it again), virt-manager automatically reconnects

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Comment 1 Geyang Kong 2012-12-28 04:29:27 EST
Looks we've already got bug 810576 for this issue.
Comment 2 Dave Allan 2013-04-08 22:22:35 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 810576 ***

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