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I've been having an odd issue with virt-manager on 12.04. Generally speaking it works flawlessly, however sometimes it appears to lose connection. I've noticed that this will only occur if I 'reopen' it after closing it in the same session.

IE: Use it for a few hours, then close it out. A few hours later I open it up again and I'm missing a connection to QEMU entirely.

Pictures are here: Working:

Not Working:

I've seen a few bug reports around that say this type of behaviour was fixed in 9.1, which I'm currently on.

Is anyone else seeing this?


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That major version isn't specific enough, all of our updates are reflected in the suffix, if that fix is really installed it's 0.9.1-1ubuntu5. In any event, if you somehow found an escape for this fix, it's a bug, and doesn't belong here, it belongs in launchpad. Thanks.


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it's very possible that I have, however I haven't been able to reproduce it consistently at all. I'm trying to gauge if it's something I'm doing versus a code issue – Numpty Apr 21 '12 at 21:04
I should also note that the bug reports that I was seeing for this were for Fedora, so it may not have made it into the ubuntu-specific release – Numpty Apr 21 '12 at 21:05
It doesn't sound like you're doing anything out of the ordinary here, run the next invocation with strace to catch it in the act and continue with filling a proper bug report. – ppetraki Apr 22 '12 at 14:20

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