Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 906446
vmUpdateDevice fails when nic has boot order set
Last modified: 2013-04-11 19:31:02 EDT
Extracting public portions of private comment 0; then moving to POST since this patch has already been pushed to v0.10.2-maint. It will be in the 0.10.2.4 release:
Description of problem:
When creating a VM with a specific boot order set for a nic, attempting to use the new 3.2 feature of vmUpdateDevice will result in an exception
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):4.10.3
How reproducible: 100%
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a VM with a nic. Set boot order=1 to it.
2. Go to the host (cmdline) and do:
vdsClient -s 0 vmUpdateDevice vmId deviceType=interface alias=net0 linkActive=False
A libvirt Exception
Thread-1516::DEBUG::2013-01-15 02:22:02,673::libvirtvm::1660::vm.Vm::(setLinkAndNetwork) vmId=`b04b6a8c-3471-45ae-8c98-1aa9801cb2ad`::Request failed: <interface type="bridge">
<address bus="0x00" domain="0x0000" function="0x0" slot="0x04" type="pci"/>
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/vdsm/libvirtvm.py", line 1656, in setLinkAndNetwork
File "/usr/share/vdsm/libvirtvm.py", line 539, in f
ret = attr(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/vdsm/libvirtconnection.py", line 111, in wrapper
ret = f(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 1742, in updateDeviceFlags
if ret == -1: raise libvirtError ('virDomainUpdateDeviceFlags() failed', dom=self)
libvirtError: this function is not supported by the connection driver: cannot modify network device boot index setting
The VM nic link goes down.
--- Additional comment from Laine Stump on 2013-01-17 13:11:17 MST ---
I pushed the following upstream:
Author: Laine Stump <email@example.com>
Date: Thu Jan 17 11:18:21 2013 -0500
conf: don't fail to parse <boot> when parsing a single device
(In reply to comment #1)
> Extracting public portions of private comment 0; then moving to POST since
> this patch has already been pushed to v0.10.2-maint. It will be in the
> 0.10.2.4 release:
Is a 0.10.2.4 release expected? oVirt-3.2 would love to see it.
(In reply to comment #2)
> (In reply to comment #1)
> > Extracting public portions of private comment 0; then moving to POST since
> > this patch has already been pushed to v0.10.2-maint. It will be in the
> > 0.10.2.4 release:
> Is a 0.10.2.4 release expected? oVirt-3.2 would love to see it.
I'll shoot for getting a build out this week.
libvirt-0.10.2.4-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing libvirt-0.10.2.4-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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libvirt-0.10.2.4-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.