broken virt packages: openbios-ppc
awilliam at redhat.com
Wed Mar 16 19:14:02 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 11:08 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-03-11 at 13:41 -0700, Phil Meyer wrote:
> > The absence of the package: openbios-ppc
> > breaks all of the others. None of the emulators will install other than
> > qemu-system-x86-0.14.0-2.fc15.x86_64 and
> > qemu-system-arm-0.14.0-2.fc15.x86_64.
> > Even though the x86_64 is installed, and appears in 'virsh capabilities'
> > it cannot launch because other pieces are missing from the install.
> > Symptoms are the same as when the binaries were moved a year or so ago:
> > virt-install --noreboot --hvm --virt-type=kvm --import --name=f15-basic
> > --ram=1024 --vcpus=1 --arch=x86_64 --os-type=linux --os-variant=fedora14
> > --disk
> > path=/virt/images/boxgrinder/f14-basic-sda.qcow2,bus=virtio,cache=none,format=qcow2
> > --network=bridge=br0,model=virtio --vnc --vnclisten=0.0.0.0
> > --noautoconsole --wait=-1
> > produces:
> > ERROR No domains available for virt type 'hvm', arch 'x86_64', domain
> > type 'kvm'
> > All attempts to start a qemu-kvm 64 bit fail this same way.
> > It is my guess that the package: qemu-launcher is the missing link.
> This is kind of a known issue; apparently the OpenBIOS sub-packages
> require special handling to build and it's difficult to get openbios-ppc
> to fly at present. But this should definitely be resolved for the Beta
> as that's where our virtualization criteria kick in. I'll check if
> there's a bug filed for this and mark it as a Beta blocker...
Bug is https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=679179 .
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