[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#559298: Bug#559298: virt-manager: problems with multiple windows

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Mon Dec 7 20:41:25 UTC 2009

Hi Gabor,
On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 01:22:23PM +0100, Gábor Gombás wrote:
> Package: virt-manager
> Version: 0.8.0-2
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> virt-manager hangs if I do the following:
> - connect to a remote host using the qemu+ssh:// protocol
> - select "Open" for two virtual machines in the right-click context menu
> - close the window that was opened first
> At this point both the virt-manager main window and the other console
> window becomes unresponsible. Even if I choose "Force quit" in the
> dialog saying that the window is not responding (it may be a feature of
> compiz, I'm not sure), virt-manager and the ssh process remains alive
> and has to be killed before a new virt-manager process can be started.
> This is fully deterministic.
> If I avoid closing the window opened first or if I make sure there is
> always at most one open VM window, then there is no hang, but
> virt-manager eventually crashes without leaving any trace. At least in
> this case it does not have to be killed before it can be restarted. This
> is not as repeatable as the hang, but it happens quite often (say every
> 5-10 minutes if I want to work with several VMs in tight turns).
> I don't know if it is related, but if I open just one console window,
> close it and then exit virt-manager, the ssh process remains running. It
> seems there is a bug in the cleanup path somewhere.
Is this still an issue with 0.8.1?
 -- Guido

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