Re: Boxes on Mageia

On Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 10:27:28AM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 07, 2012 at 04:57:47PM -0500, Michael Hill wrote:
> > I'm still attempting to get my jhbuild-on-opensuse working
> There are boxes RPM in the OBS (and maybe in some repos), maybe they could
> be useful.
> > (still
> > getting the livbirt/qemu error), but on another machine I've installed
> > Mageia where Olav's great packaging effort makes installation so much
> > simpler.  Responding to assorted errors I've found I needed to install
> > libvirt-utils (and set up libvirtd to start automatically), as well as
> > qemu-img.  Now when I select an iso file, I seem to get stuck here:
> > 
> > Boxes-WARNING **: wizard.vala:136: Failed to create domain: unknown OS type hvm
> This generally happens when libvirt fails to start qemu, maybe you'll find
> something in libvirt logs. I think libvirtd has an option to tell you where
> it's logging to.

That means that there are not valid virtualization emulators installed
on the host. ie, you have forgotten to install 'qemu-kvm' or equivalent
RPM. You can check this with 'virsh capabilities' - make sure that
command shows at least one <guest> section corresponding to your
KVM install.

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