Re: can't access VM after Fedora 13 KVM install
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Thus spake Joel Uckelman: > Hi, > > I'm installing a Fedora 13 virtual host on a Fedora 13 system, like this: > > virt-install --ram 2048 --vcpus 4 --name test --os-type linux \ > --os-variant fedora13 --disk /var/lib/libvirt/images/test.img,size=10 \ > --cdrom /var/lib/libvirt/Fedora-13-x86_64-DVD.iso --vnc --noautoconsole > > I connect to the installer using virt-manager, and the install appears to > complete successfully. Then, I reboot the virtual machine and reconnect > with virt-manager. What I see is this: > > Starting SeaBios (version 0.5.1) > > gPXE (http://etherboot.org) - 00:04.0 C900 PCI2.10 PnP BBS PMM7FE0@10 C900 > > Booting from Hard Disk... > > If I connect to the VM's console using 'virsh console', there's no output > at all. I don't see anything in /var/log/messages or /var/log/libvirt that > looks like an error. > > So, I'm not sure what's going on here, as this is the first time I've done > anything with virtualization. Has my VM hung, or is this what's supposed to > happen? I was expecting that somewhere along the line that my VM would get > an IP address via DHCP so I could SSH to it, but don't see anything indicatin > g > that has happend, or what the IP address is if it has. Is something broken > here, or have I missed a crucial step? > Follow-up: The problem was having hardware virtualization support turned off in the host's BIOS. (Doh!) Once I turned that on, not only was installing a guest about 10x faster, but it also booted properly afterward. -- J.
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