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Re: [Xen-users] Virt-install not working

To: Alain Barthe <ab266061@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, amazab@xxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Virt-install not working
From: Boris Derzhavets <bderzhavets@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 10:14:32 -0700 (PDT)
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--- On Thu, 5/29/08, amazab@xxxxxxxx <amazab@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
From: amazab@xxxxxxxx <amazab@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Virt-install not working
To: "Alain Barthe" <ab266061@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thursday, May 29, 2008, 12:39 PM

It worked, Thanks Alain.

However, I still have further problems:

1- I still cannot get "Virtual Machine Manager" to work, I feel it is
another configurations problem
Actually, one doesn't need virt-manager to manipulate
with Domains created by virt-install (like on Nevada)
xm start <Domain>
xm shutdown <Domain>
xm console <Domain>
xm reboot <Domain>
All this commands hangs with PV CentOS 5.1 DomU
at Xen 3.2.1 F8 Dom0 (64-bit).
DomU has been successfully created with
virt-install installed from F8 repositories
2- I created a domain using the "xm create <domain name>" then
I just shut
it down. When I do "xm start <domain name>" it says
"<domain name> does
not exist". How can I get xm to recognize previously created domains.

3- How can I see the Xen logs from Dom-0. Where are they saved? Is there a
specific toold to see events that occur in the hypervisor during the real


> With xen 3.0, the parameter "xend-unix-server" must be set to
"yes" in
> the
> /etc/xen/xend-config.sxp configuration file for virt-manager and
> virt-install to work. It is set to "no" by default. Maybe it is
the same
> with xen 3.2.
> Hope this helps.
> Alain Barthe
> 2008/5/29 <amazab@xxxxxxxx>:
>> Hi all,
>> I installed Xen 3.2.1 on FC8 from the source, It is working fine and I
>> even created a virtual machine, however I cannot use the "Virtual
>> Machine
>> Manager" it does not even respond and when I try to use
virt-install, I
>> get the message:
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 502, in <module>
>> main()
>> File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 345, in main
>> conn = cli.getConnection(options.connect)
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/virtinst/cli.py",
line 76, in
>> getConnection
>> return libvirt.open(connect)
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/libvirt.py", line
135, in open
>> if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virConnectOpen()
>> libvirtError: virConnectOpen() failed
>> Thanks In Advance,
>> Ahmed
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