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Bug 453488 - can't reuse guest name without restarting virt-manager
Summary: can't reuse guest name without restarting virt-manager
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: virt-manager
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Berrange
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 453009 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: F10Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-01 00:06 UTC by Jens Petersen
Modified: 2009-04-03 10:35 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-04-03 10:35:24 UTC

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Description Jens Petersen 2008-07-01 00:06:27 UTC
Description of problem:
If I install a guest under virt-manager and then delete it and install another
guest under the same name in virt-manager: the console for the new guest refuses
to appear.  Workaround is to quit virt-manager and start it again and voila.

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install a guest OS (call it "rawhide1")
2. later delete rawhide1 from virt-manager
3. try to reinstall "rawhide1" as a new guest
Actual results:
3. Press Finish in install setup does not bring up console window for rawhide1
 (I think it flashes up and then disappears.)  Pressing Finish again and a message
  appears saying it is already running.

Expected results:
3. new console to appear normally

Additional info:
It is annoying having to restart virt-manager for this.

Comment 1 Cole Robinson 2008-12-01 19:44:37 UTC
*** Bug 453009 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2009-04-01 06:13:36 UTC
I think this may be fixed in 0.6.1 or earlier.

Comment 3 Mark McLoughlin 2009-04-03 10:35:24 UTC
Okay, this was filed against F9, but since it's fixed in rawhide and easy to work around, I'm closing the bug. Thanks Jens.

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