Why doesn't my VM show up in virt-manager?
Thanks for the replies.
I attempted to use the virt-manager gui to create a new guest. The
process created the img file the spun its wheels for the rest of the
night. I had to manually kill the virt-manager. I poked around and
found that virt-manager had finished creating the .img file but had
not created the /etc/xen/vigilance config file. So I then copied the
"/etc/xen/xmexample.hvm" that shipped with the xen rpm and modified it
to meet my needs and pointed it to the vigilance.img file that
virt-manager created. I set the boot parameter in the config to boot
from CD and used xm create /etc/xen/vigilance to start it up.
Everything went fine and I installed the guest OS and can run it fine
Why can't virt-manager see it?
On Jan 21, 2008 2:32 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 02:18:09PM -0500, Lionel Kernux wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm running RHEL 5.1 and created a xen guest (RHEL4) manually by
> > detting everything up in a .hvm file. I have started and stopped thge
> > VM via xm create and it runs just fine. What steps are needed to allow
> > it to be managed from the virt-manager gui? It doesn't show up in the
> > list in the gui. Only VM's created from within the gui seem to show. I
> > undersand that virt-manager uses xml files and a database to store VM
> > info. Is there soem way to "import" a .hvm file into virt-manager?
> I've no idea what a '.hvm' file is. In RHEL-5, virt-manager provides access
> to inactive guests defined in /etc/xen. The file names in that directory
> are required to match the name of the guest - ie if your guest is called
> 'demo', the file must be /etc/xen/demo. Any other filename is unsupported.
> Do not add file extensions. Do not add other non-guest config files in
> that directory
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