[ovirt-users] Help with a vdsm hook script script?

2015-06-12 Thread Paul Jansen
I have not coded much python, but I'm having a go at trying to get a vdsm hook script working. What it is supposed to do is look for a controller of model 'virtio-scsi' in the domxml and change the model to 'ich9-ahci'.I've named the script '50_change_scsi_controller' and have placed it in

[ovirt-users] updated qemu-kvm for EL7

2015-05-12 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello.I'm just following up on an mailing list exchange from earlier in the month that was asking about the possibility of an updated libvirt for EL7.Sandro mentioned that this was being talked about but that the vdsm team had worked around the issue and could do what they needed with the

[ovirt-users] updated libvirt for EL7?

2015-05-06 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello.I came across a message posting from Sandro from a couple of weeks back that was about providing a libvirt 1.2.9 for some upstream VDSM testing.I would actually be interested in a newer libvirt to take advantage of some of the newer capabilities there. For now I've found this repo -

[ovirt-users] making use of an existing NFS exported iso repository

2015-03-24 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello.I've done some searching through the mail archives on this and haven't come up with a suitable answer as of yet.I have a 3.5 cluster with currently no iso domain attached.I am unable to add an iso domain of type 'ISO / Local on host' as the 'host' drop down box is empty. I thought about

Re: [ovirt-users] disk ordering

2014-12-17 Thread Paul Jansen
this behaviour is not consistent, it does happen every now and then though..  A colleague hit this issue again last night. From: Vered Volansky ve...@redhat.com To: Paul Jansen vla...@yahoo.com.au Cc: users users@ovirt.org Sent: Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 22:10 Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] disk

[ovirt-users] disk ordering

2014-12-16 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello.I've noticed issues with inconsistent disk ordering when doing installs from time to time (on VMs with two disks).I came across this post from Itamar from October 2013 where 'disk ordering' is mentioned as a roadmap item: [Users] oVirt Roadmap feature requests - Summary I haven't found

Re: [ovirt-users] storage offload capability

2014-12-15 Thread Paul Jansen
likely provide in a subsequent release once we have proper gfapi support? I'd be interested to hear if others on the list are clamouring for server side offload support in some form. From: Itamar Heim To: Paul Jansen ; users Sent: Saturday, 13 December 2014, 2:16 Subject: Re: [ovirt-users

[ovirt-users] q35 machine support?

2014-11-02 Thread Paul Jansen
SNIP After doing some more searching I came across these two pages: http://www.ovirt.org/Cluster_emulation_modes http://www.ovirt.org/Features/Cluster_parameters_override It sounds like this may allow me to achieve what I've described above. From what I can tell the 'emulated

[ovirt-users] q35 machine support?

2014-10-23 Thread Paul Jansen
Is there a way to get QEMUs q35 machine in Ovirt? I've just upgraded my ovirt 3.4.4 install that has a couple of EL6.5 hosts. If I create a cluster with EL7 or F20 hosts will I get the option to use the q35 machine? If so, how can I select this? Thanks.

[ovirt-users] importing a qcow2 disk into ovirt 3.5?

2014-10-23 Thread Paul Jansen
On 21/10/14 02:27, Paul Jansen wrote: I've just been doing some searching to try and work out how to get a vmware windows VM into ovirt. It seems that the newest virtv2v has dropped support for importing from an ESXi standalone machine - and now only works with vcenter. I didn't have any

[ovirt-users] q35 machine support?

2014-10-23 Thread Paul Jansen
/1403:50 , Paul Jansen wrote: Is there a way to get QEMUs q35 machine in Ovirt? I've just upgraded my ovirt 3.4.4 install that has a couple of EL6.5 hosts. If I create a cluster with EL7 or F20 hosts will I get the option to use the q35 machine? If so, how can I select this? Thanks. After doing

[ovirt-users] q35 machine support?

2014-10-23 Thread Paul Jansen
On 10/23/2014 16:56 PM, Roy Golan wrote: On 10/23/2014 12:13 PM, Paul Jansen wrote: Cluster emulation modes http://www.ovirt.org/Cluster_emulation_modes Contents 1 Cluster emulation mode 1.1 Summary 1.2 Owner 1.3 Current status 1.4 Detailed Description 1.4.1 New Config value 1.4.2 New Host

[ovirt-users] importing a qcow2 disk into ovirt 3.5?

2014-10-21 Thread Paul Jansen
On 21/10/14 07:27, Paul Jansen wrote: I've just been doing some searching to try and work out how to get a vmware windows VM into ovirt. It seems that the newest virtv2v has dropped support for importing from an ESXi standalone machine - and now only works with vcenter. I didn't have any

[ovirt-users] importing a qcow2 disk into ovirt 3.5?

2014-10-20 Thread Paul Jansen
I've just been doing some searching to try and work out how to get a vmware windows VM into ovirt. It seems that the newest virtv2v has dropped support for importing from an ESXi standalone machine - and now only works with vcenter. I didn't have any success with using the current virt-v2v

[ovirt-users] [RFI] oVirt 3.6 Planning

2014-09-13 Thread Paul Jansen
My vote is for storage load balancing/scheduler. Vmware's Vcenter has the concept of a 'storage cluster'. It's essentially a logical storage device. When you configure hosts/vms to use this device vcenter then works out which of the actual storage devices underneath this logical device is will

[ovirt-users] vm install via iso - optical drive eject behaviour?

2014-08-19 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello. I currently have oVirt 3.4.x set up. A colleague mentioned that he was having an issue where booting a VM with an attached iso and installing via cd/dvd does not allow the contents of the 'drive' to eject after the install.  Sure enough, I have tested this myself and observed the same

[ovirt-users] el7 node iso for 3.5?

2014-08-05 Thread Paul Jansen
Are there plans for an el7 based ovirt node iso for ovirt 3.5? I see in the announcement for the RC that there is an el6 based node iso. It looks like support for el7 as a host is coming along pretty well. ___ Users mailing list Users@ovirt.org

[ovirt-users] el7 hosts? el7 node iso?

2014-07-30 Thread Paul Jansen
I see from here - https://fedorahosted.org/ovirt/ticket/123 - that vdsm is now building OK on el7. What are the plans for el7 and oVirt 3.5? I seem to recall hearing that there was a hope that there would be some initial support by the time oVirt 3,5 release comes around. I understand that

[ovirt-users] 1009100 likely be be fixed for 3.5.0?

2014-05-21 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello. There are a few bugs that are related to live snapshots/storage migrations not working. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1009100 is one of them and is targeted for 3.5.0. According to the bug there is some engine work still required. I understand that with EL6 based hosts live

Re: [ovirt-users] qemu-kvm-rhev for el6

2014-04-23 Thread Paul Jansen
hello, does anyone know if there are an existent bugzilla to track the release of qemu-kvm-rhev rpms under el (like centos)? Because I've looked at bugzilla and google docs oVirt Planning Tracking with no luck best regards a I think this is the best fit that I have found so far:

Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev?

2014-04-08 Thread Paul Jansen
- Original Message - From: Paul Jansen To: Itamar Heim Fabian Deutsch Cc: users Sent: Monday, April 7, 2014 3:25:19 PM Subject: Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev? On 04/07/2014 11:46 AM, Fabian Deutsch wrote: Hey Paul, Am Montag, den 07.04.2014, 01:28 -0700

Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev?

2014-04-07 Thread Paul Jansen
with the ovirt node iso.  Sorry if that was a bit unclear. From: Fabian Deutsch To: Paul Jansen Cc: Doron Fediuck; users Sent: Monday, 7 April 2014 5:20 PM Subject: Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev? Am Sonntag, den 06.04.2014, 19:15 -0700 schrieb Paul

Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev?

2014-04-07 Thread Paul Jansen
On 04/07/2014 11:46 AM, Fabian Deutsch wrote: Hey Paul, Am Montag, den 07.04.2014, 01:28 -0700 schrieb Paul Jansen: I'm going to try top posting this time to see if it ends up looking a bit better on the list. you could try sending text-only emails :) By the 'ovirt hypervisor packages' I

Re: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev?

2014-04-06 Thread Paul Jansen
- Original Message - From: Paul Jansen vla...@yahoo.com.au To: users users@ovirt.org Sent: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:38:29 AM Subject: [Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev? I understand that there are ongoing discussions with the Centos people regarding a suitable home

[Users] el7 based node? el7 as a supported platform for ovirt?

2014-04-02 Thread Paul Jansen
Hi. There's been a bit of chatter about what is required for Fedora 20 support for ovirt. I can't seem to find newer fedora19 based node isos anymore.  Has there been a conscious decision to standardize on the el6 based node iso? Is an F20 based node iso something that is being worked on? I

[Users] node spin including qemu-kvm-rhev?

2014-04-02 Thread Paul Jansen
I understand that there are ongoing discussions with the Centos people regarding a suitable home for recompiled qemu-kvm packages. Given that the ovirt node is our own spin, is there any reason why that couldn't include the recompiled qemu-kvm packages that will then allow us to use live

[Users] live storage migration - when is this being targeted?

2014-03-31 Thread Paul Jansen
From what I can understand ovirt 3.4.0 - or a least the hypervisor part based on el6 - cannot do live storage migration due to an older qemu-kvm package. I assume this is a related bug? https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1009100 From what I can infer from this there is a related issue

Re: [Users] oVirt Node 3.0.3-1 for oVirt 3.3 release

2014-01-06 Thread Paul Jansen
Hi Nauman. I wasn't able to get back and do further debugging on this just yet.  I have been hoping that Fabian will release new node isos based on EL6.5 and Fedora 20 that might mean the issue I ran into somehow went away.  Unfortunately no new isos are available yet as far as I can see. I

Re: [Users] oVirt Node 3.0.3-1 for oVirt 3.3 release

2013-12-01 Thread Paul Jansen
selection' screen. On Friday, 29 November 2013 10:57 PM, Paul Jansen vla...@yahoo.com.au wrote: Fabian, I've downloaded the ovirt-node-iso-3.0.3-1.1.vdsm.fc19.iso image and have tried installing it on two separate machines. Whether I do a regular install (default boot screen option) or choose

Re: [Users] oVirt Node 3.0.3-1 for oVirt 3.3 release

2013-11-29 Thread Paul Jansen
Fabian, I've downloaded the ovirt-node-iso-3.0.3-1.1.vdsm.fc19.iso image and have tried installing it on two separate machines. Whether I do a regular install (default boot screen option) or choose 'reinstall' from the troubleshooting menu I get tripped up at the same spot. When it comes time

[Users] 3.3.1 node isos?

2013-11-25 Thread Paul Jansen
Are the 3.3.1 node isos that Fabian mentionedlate last week available for download yet? I've had a look around resources.ovirt.org but can't see anything yet. ___ Users mailing list Users@ovirt.org http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/users

Re: [Users] EL5 support for VirtIO SCSI?

2013-11-14 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello Stefan. Thanks.  I understand qemu supports other scsi adapters however.  See this post from earlier this year. That post makes reference to the following hbas: auto, buslogic, ibmvscsi. lsilogic, lsisas1068, lsisas1078, virtio-scsi, vmpvscsi. The post is referring to libvirt, so the

Re: [Users] EL5 support for VirtIO SCSI?

2013-11-13 Thread Paul Jansen
...@mittwald.de wrote: Hi, afaik the rhel 5 kernel series just has not the necessary drivers for all virtio stuff, so it's not supported and does not work, unless you want to patch your own kernel. Am 13.11.2013 06:44, schrieb Paul Jansen: I have just set up an Ovirt 3.3.0 install and have

[Users] EL5 support for VirtIO SCSI?

2013-11-12 Thread Paul Jansen
I have just set up an Ovirt 3.3.0 install and have done a test install of Centos 6.4 in a VM.  The VM was configured with an IDE drive and a virtio-scsi drive.  The Centos 6.4 install sees both drives OK. I'm wanting to do some testing on a product that is based on EL5, but I'm finding that it

[Users] Support for VAAI SCSI primitives in ovirt?

2013-09-05 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello. I've been following the progress of VAAI support being added to the 'target-core' framework in the Linux kernel. Support for all 4 features did not make it into the recent 3.11 kernel release but is planned for 3.12. There is some detail on VAAI (Vsphere APIs for Array Integration) here.

[Users] scsi disks inside VMs?

2013-03-27 Thread Paul Jansen
Hello. I'm wondering if it is possible to create VMs with ovirt that have scsi disks? I've just installed ovirt 3.2.1 on Fedora 18 and attached an ovirt node (the current fedora 18 based version). When adding disks to a VM I can chose from the 'IDE' or 'VirtIO' interfaces.  I'd like a scsi