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Dag Wieers 04-12-2011 11:54 PM

virtmanager and selinux -- solved
On Tue, 12 Apr 2011, Negative wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Negative <>wrote:
>> I built a new VM under KVM today and I've been getting a slew of message
>> that selinux is blocking virtmanager from reading the new image. This
>> doesn't seem to be doing any harm, but I wanted to check whether I should
>> simply run chcon on the image (if I can).
>> Virtmanager show up as usr_t, as do my other vm images, but the new one is
>> svirt_image_t.
>> The selinux error says it denied a read access to virtmanager but that it
>> is not expected that the access is required.
>> I tried running restorecon as root, as suggested by the selinux error, but
>> I'm getting a permission-denied error there. (It tries to set the context to
>> usr_t)
> My bad. I had to shut down the vm and quit virtmanager before I could run
> chcon. It's ok now.

Thanks for answering your own question. It's actually better than not
asking the question ;-)

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