[drbd-mc] Small problem with VM creation om KVM based installations using LCMC

Rasto Levrinc rasto.levrinc at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 09:56:50 CEST 2012

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Caspar Smit <c.smit at truebit.nl> wrote:
> Hi Rasto,
> I started testing the VM part of LCMC and stumbled upon a small problem.
> I created a VM and started it and got:
> error: Failed to start domain blah
> error: internal error unsupported driver name 'file' for disk
> '/var/lib/libvirt/images/w2k8.iso'
> I found that during Installation Disk selection the driver name
> defaults to: file
> But kvm/qemu based vm's don't understand that and should read qemu
> (and qemu only), so maybe if VM type of KVM/QEMU was selected the
> installation disk type File should always have the driver name of qemu
> to prevent mistakes.

Hi Caspar,

You're right. I've changed the default for KVM back to "qemu"


> Furthermore LCMC doesn't complain when adding a VM without having
> libvirt installed, i guess there is no check whatsoever if libvirt is
> installed when adding a VM? Maybe a good idea?

Yup, I planning something like cluster check button, that could
warn about stuff like


Dipl.-Ing. Rastislav Levrinc
rasto.levrinc at gmail.com
Linux Cluster Management Console

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