[CentOS] C5 XEN domain not startable

Dave Stevens geek at uniserve.com
Wed Mar 31 23:49:46 UTC 2010


On Wednesday 31 March 2010 01:27:25 pm Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 01:18:40PM -0700, Dave Stevens wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have a Centos 5 box with dom0 and several domUs and one of them is
> > not runnable. I ran updates several days ago and the update included a
> > kernel update so I used virt-manager to reboot. But it won't book. It
> > shows as not running and when I try to run it I get a dialog box with
> > this:
> > 
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >    File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/engine.py", line 498, in
> > 
> > run_domain
> > 
> >      vm.startup()
> >    
> >    File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/domain.py", line 573, in
> >    startup
> >    
> >      self.vm.create()
> >    
> >    File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 287, in
> >    create
> >    
> >      if ret == -1: raise libvirtError ('virDomainCreate() failed',
> >      dom=self)
> > 
> > libvirtError: Unknown failure
> > 
> > I don't know what to do about this. Anyone have ideas?
> 
> What does "xm list" say?

# xm list
Name                                      ID Mem(MiB) VCPUs State   Time(s)
Domain-0                                   0     9878     8 r----- 2301318.5
babine                                     6     2047     4 -b----  11527.0
bulkley                                    2     2047     4 ---s-- 367875.4
oldserver                                  4     2055     2 -b---- 1449850.8



bulkley is the stopped domain

dave

> 
> If it's stuck/crashed, use "xm destroy" to kill it.
> 
> -- Pasi
> 
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