Test Day:2009-09-17 Virtualization
|Thursday Sep 17, 2009||All day||#fedora-test-day (webchat)|
 What to test?
Today's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on Virtualization improvements in Fedora 12. There is a large list of virtualization improvements coming in Fedora. To simplify things, testing will be divided up into a number of sections.
If you come to this page after the test day is completed, your testing is still valuable, and you can use the information on this page to test and provide feedback.
 General Virt
 libguestfs, guestfish
Read more about this here: Features/libguestfs
 Hardware Enablement
 As Xen Guest (DomU)
 What's needed to test
- A fully updated Fedora 12 Rawhide machine. See instructions below.
- Hardware virtualization support (e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V). If unavailable, you can still help with testing QEMU support.
- At least one guest image installed before the test day (suggested reading - Virtualization_Quick_Start)
- Up to 10-20Gb free disk space. Guest images take up a lot of space.
- See the individual test area pages for specific requirements.
 Prepare your system
Testing requires the latest virtualization software included in Fedora Rawhide. Update your system to the latest rawhide using one of the following techniques.
- Install from a nearby rawhide mirror
- Download and install Custom Test Day Live Image
- Download and install Fedora 12 Alpha
Note: if you are using the Live CD image, you will need to mount storage for guests either from the local disk or from NFS. If the latter, you will need to run
setsebool virt_use_nfs=on in order for it to work with SELinux.
 Misc. issues that were identified
|adamw||virt-manager should warn if guest images will are not readable by qemu||#517379||ASSIGNED|
|santwana||Virsh restore fails in Fedora12 Alpha||#523158||NEEDINFO|
|clalance||Starting libvirtd by hand causes denials||#523956||CLOSED WONTFIX|
|mnowak||virtinst saves images where qemu can't access them by default||#523960||ASSIGNED|
|jstodola||virsh help output not sorted||#523970||NEW|
|jstodala||libvirt should check the permissions on all paths before starting qemu||#524033||ASSIGNED|
|vbenes||libvirt should support USB device detach||#524035||ASSIGNED|
|vbenes||accessing non existing usb device cause guest to stop||#524045||NEEDINFO|
|gianluca||virt-viewer outputs nothing if connecting to a non existent VM||#524047||ASSIGNED|
|emcnabb||virt-manager storage "Allocation" field can be set higher than "Max Capacity"||#524083||ASSIGNED|
|emcnabb||Help button on virt-manager "New Storage Volume" page broken||#524085||ASSIGNED|
|lmr||virt-manager: Fails to install guest using ISO file - internal error unable to start guest: qemu: 'iso' invalid format||#524109||POST|
|lmr||virt-manager can't hold pointer grab on VMs (VNC mode)||#524111||NEEDINFO|
|lmr||virt-manager: Error installing guests - can't mount the / filesystem after the install process is finished||#524117||NEEDINFO|
|prauser||NFS4 connection to virtual guest NFS4 server fails over bridged interface||#524118||NEEDINFO|
|vbenes||virt-manager cloning operations should be cancelable||#524205||ASSIGNED|
|santwana||KVM guest fails to start up after virt-snapshot in Fedora12||#524268||ASSIGNED|