[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#537445: Bug#537445: restoring leaves kvm-instance in unusable state

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Sat Jul 18 12:13:33 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 02:00:54PM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Guido Günther <agx at sigxcpu.org> [2009.07.18.1345 +0200]:
> > This pretty much looks like a kvm problem. Please look at
> > /var/log/libvirt/qemu/$vm.log for other errors. This should also show
> > what libvirt sends to kvm to restore the vm. Could you try to reproduce
> > without libvirt? You could also try to use qemu instead of kvm (they use
> > the same syntax for this now) to help to isolate the problem.
> There is nothing in the log, except:
> on save:
>   qemu_popen: returning result of qemu_fopen_ops
> on restore:
This is part would allow you to run without libvirt:

>   LC_ALL=C PATH=/home/madduck/.bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/games HOME=/home/madduck USER=madduck LOGNAME=madduck TMPDIR=/home/madduck/.tmp /usr/bin/kvm -S -M pc -m 512 -smp 1 -name lotus.madduck.net -uuid 0340c11e-0894-4dc8-a52b-90c8bf432b2b -monitor pty -boot cd -drive file=/root/grub-rescue/grub-rescue.iso,if=ide,media=cdrom,index=2 -drive file=/home/madduck/lotus.madduck.net/disk.vda,if=virtio,index=0,boot=on -drive file=/home/madduck/lotus.madduck.net/disk.vdb,if=virtio,index=1 -net nic,macaddr=52:54:00:fc:03:d7,vlan=0,model=virtio -net tap,ifname=lotus,script=/bin/true,vlan=0 -serial pty -serial unix:/home/madduck/lotus.madduck.net/ttyS1,server,nowait -parallel none -usb -vnc -incoming exec:cat 

The -incoming exec:cat says that kvm will fetch the image from stdin.
 -- Guido

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