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Old 06-15-2007, 03:29 AM   #1
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"libvirt.libvirtError: virDomainCreateLinux() failed" when virt-install

When I install a vm (rhel4) in the Xen ofRHEL5:
virt-install -n rhel4_system_1 -r 256 --vcpus=1 -f /xen/rhel4_system_1  --nographics -p -d -l "" -
It some error messages:
Starting install...
Fri, 15 Jun 2007 15:20:29 DEBUG    Creating guest from '<domain type='xen'>
    <cmdline> method=  </cmdline>

    <disk type='file' device='disk'>
      <driver name='tap'/>
      <source file='/xen/rhel4_system_1'/>
      <target dev='xvda'/>

    <interface type='bridge'><source bridge='xenbr0'/><mac address='00:16:3e:03:d5:9c'/><script path='/etc/xen/scripts/vif-bridge'/></interface>

libvir: Xen Daemon error : POST operation failed: (xend.err "Error creating domain: (22, 'Invalid argument')")
Failed to create domain rhel4_system_1
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 447, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/virt-install", line 411, in main
    dom = guest.start_install(conscb)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/virtinst/", line 220, in start_install
    return XenGuest.XenGuest.start_install(self, consolecb)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/virtinst/", line 367, in start_install
    self.domain = self.conn.createLinux(cxml, 0)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/", line 249, in createLinux
    if ret is None:raise libvirtError('virDomainCreateLinux() failed')
libvirt.libvirtError: virDomainCreateLinux() failed
I don't know what it means?


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