[CentOS-virt] Xen4CentOS python-virtinst version issue, blktap2 problem

Tue Jan 6 14:21:58 UTC 2015
George Dunlap <dunlapg at umich.edu>

On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi> wrote:
> Hello,
> It seems currently when you "yum update" CentOS 6.6 Xen host you end up getting python-virtinst from c6 base repo:
> python-virtinst-0.600.0-24.el6.noarch
> and not from Xen4CentOS repo, because the version there is "older": 0.600.0-19.
> .. which means the centos/xen-specific patch in python-virtinst is "lost". (default to tap2 instead of tap1, to make blktap2 work out-of-the-box with virt-install and virt-manager when using file based images as disks for VMs).
> So.. who can build a new version of python-virtinst, with the blktap2 patch applied?

Looks like Johnny's built an updated version and placed it here:


Maybe we can leave it there for a day or so for people to test it, and
push it to the main xen4 repo at EOD tomorrow?