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Re: [Xen-users] [HOWTO] Running Xen 4.0 host (dom0) with Redhat Enterpri

To: Digimer <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] [HOWTO] Running Xen 4.0 host (dom0) with Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 (RHEL6)
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 18:26:08 +0200
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On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 11:22:39AM -0500, Digimer wrote:
> On 11/19/2010 01:57 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
>> It seems you didn't read well enough ;)
>> "Before rebuilding libvirt you need to boot into non-Xen environment! This 
>> is because some of the automated RHEL6 libvirt Xen-specific tests seem to 
>> fail in Xen dom0 environment, but work OK in baremetal."
>> -- Pasi
> Heh, I'm hesitant to ask now, in case it's another instance of me  
> failing to read, but... :)
> When I first start virt-manager, I get an error/warning saying that  
> 'qemu-kvm' should be installed. 

I haven't seen this error on my system.

> I realize this isn't important, as we're  
> running Xen, but I wanted to try to resolve it just the same. So I tried  
> to install qemu-kvm from the rebuilt qemu RPMs made earlier in the  
> tutorial. This led to a requirement I've not been able to meet:
> rpm -ivh rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64/qemu-system-x86-0.12.5-1.el6.x86_64.rpm \
>          rpmbuild/RPMS/x86_64/qemu-kvm-0.12.5-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
> error: Failed dependencies:
>       seabios-bin is needed by qemu-system-x86-2:0.12.5-1.el6.x86_64
> yum provides \*/seabios-bin
> Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin
> No Matches found

I don't think you should install those rpms, since RHEL6 already
has kvm included.

You need to only install the additional "qemu-common" rpm, 
since that provides the stuff that Xen rpm depends on.

-- Pasi

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