[Gluster-users] Boot GSP node with KVM and VirtIO

Chida Nanda canand2010 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 14 16:29:09 UTC 2010

On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 5:48 AM, Jorgen Rosink <jrosink at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to boot a virtual GSP node with Linux KVM and VirtIO. While
> the install itself detects both the VirtIO harddisk (/dev/vdx) and
> VirtIO ethernet nic and completes successfully, I'm not able to boot
> the virtual machine from it. After POST I can only see the GSP boot
> message and the countdown timer, but when the timer reach 0 it stalls.
> When I reassign the _same_ disk as IDE or SCSI device, the virtual
> machine boots as expected.
> Am I missing something, is VirtIO not supported or is this a bug ?

I have experienced the same and virtIO is unsupported at the moment.  VMware
and VirtualBox worked for me.

I have filed a bug for the KVM issue on your behalf,

Feel free to add anything else I may have missed


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