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Re: Error running Virtual Machine Manager

From: Sanjay Arora <sanjay.k.arora_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 18:00:57 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 10:40 PM, suvayu ali <fatkasuvayu+linux@gmail.com>wrote:

> No it is not a bug. You need to run the libvirtd daemon before you can
> use hardware virtualised machines. I would also advise against your
> current workaround of running GUI apps as root.

Agree with you on not running gui apps as root....found listed bug for f13
and assumed the same on f15, so took that shortcut temporarily.

> On F14 something like
> this should resolve the error,
> # chkconfig --level 35 libvirtd on # libvirtd on for runlevel 3 & 5
> # service libvirtd start # starts libvirtd now
> was already done...libvirtd was running...on my machine chkconfig --list
shows levels 3, 4 & 5 as on.

But I was running from vnc, with selinux on warn..so that should not have
caused the prob...i'll check up selinux issues once again...maybe test with
selinux off.


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