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Re: Error running Virtual Machine Manager

From: Daniel J Walsh <dwalsh_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 05 2011 - 13:18:17 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

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On 10/05/2011 07:54 AM, suvayu ali wrote:
> Hi Sanjay,
>
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Sanjay Arora
> <sanjay.k.arora@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Running VMM as normal user still not connecting to
>> libvirtd....not showing messagebox for password to enable correct
>> permissions....tested login from root cli...works fine...so its a
>> permissions issue...due to gui not getting pass from user...
>> libvirtd output: [root@acct] Wed, 05 October, 2011. 04:51:37 PM,
>> IST. [~] ps aux |grep -e "libvirtd" root 3248 0.0 0.1
>> 710752 7552 ? Sl 16:25 0:00 libvirtd --daemon root
>> 5429 0.0 0.0 109108 836 pts/2 S+ 16:51 0:00 grep
>> --color=auto -e libvirtd [root@acct] Wed, 05 October, 2011.
>> 04:51:43 PM, IST. [~] systemctl is-active libvirtd unknown
>
> This seems fishy. Have you tried restarting libvirtd using
> systemctl after your earlier attempt with service and chkconfig?
> What does systemctl with the status and stop|start commands say?
>
> [...]
>
>> To check if any Selinux issues: [root@acct] Wed, 05 October,
>> 2011. 04:52:04 PM, IST. [~] cat /etc/sysconfig/selinux
>>
>> # This file controls the state of SELinux on the system. #
>> SELINUX= can take one of these three values: # enforcing -
>> SELinux security policy is enforced. # permissive - SELinux
>> prints warnings instead of enforcing. # disabled - No SELinux
>> policy is loaded. SELINUX=permissive # SELINUXTYPE= can take one
>> of these two values: # targeted - Targeted processes are
>> protected, # mls - Multi Level Security protection.
>> SELINUXTYPE=targeted
>
> This doesn't seem like an SELinux issue to me. You would be
> receiving sealerts otherwise.
>
> I'm sorry I can't give more hints, I don't have access to an F15
> machine at the moment. That said, if all else fails running virsh
> instead of the gui as root should be fine. Have you tried that?
> When I used it the last time (about a year back) virsh seemed like
> a very powerful cli frontend to libvirt.
>
>> With best regards. Sanjay.
>>
>
> GL
>
You are also running in permissive mode, which should not block any
thing via SELinux.
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