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Re: [Xen-users] Xen, Virt-Manager, and xm

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen, Virt-Manager, and xm
From: Jonathan Ervine <jervine@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 02:34:17 +0100
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On Friday 12 October 2007 16:38:53 Errol Neal wrote:
> Quoting Nick Couchman <Nick.Couchman@xxxxxxxxx>:
> > I'm currently evaluating deploying Xen into our environment, and am
> > having trouble with the following issues: virt-manager and xm seem
> > to be very disconnected in their behavior.  I stumbled across the
> > problem when I was trying to switch the ISO image presented to an
> > HVM.  First, I tried in virt-manager to make the switch while the
> > VM was running.  Didn't work - the VM still saw the old ISO image,
> > even  though virt-manager had, aledgedly, switched the
> > configuration.  So,  that didn't work, I thought maybe the VM just
> > needed a reboot, so I  shut it down and started it back up.  No
> > good - virt-manager showed
> <snip>
> yeah, I experienced this issue as well. using SLES 10. I think you
> have to actually  destroy the vm. IE "xm destroy <vm_name>"

It's not clear from the above messages whether you are working with 
hardware assisted virtualisation or para-virtualisation. I may be able 
to point you (both) at a workaround to get the new ISO recognised. Is 
this during an installation?


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