[fedora-virt] guestfish, libguestfs, ext4 and bad perms on /dev/kvm
Ján ONDREJ (SAL)
ondrejj at salstar.sk
Thu Apr 23 06:22:13 UTC 2009
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 09:17:29PM +0100, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 03:20:14PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > in short, ext4 filesystem support now appears to work, but there's
> > still the issue (perhaps addressed earlier) that non-root users don't
> > have access to KVM support but, from the perspective of libguestfs,
> > does that really matter?
> KVM makes things do a lot faster, which is always nice. You can
> do the following:
Thanks for this update, but autodetection does not work for me.
I have an fedora.i386 system installed on my machine and autodetection tests
only x86_64. Can you please add i386 or x86 arch?
I think betted detection is for qemu-kvm binary. Using qemu-kvm on systems
without hardware virtualization display:
open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory
Could not initialize KVM, will disable KVM support
but works well as normal qemu without accelerated virtualization.
Another problem. Using:
/autogen.sh --with-java-home=no --with-qemu=/usr/bin/qemu-kvm
checking for /usr/bin/qemu-kvm... no
configure: error: qemu must be installed
even if I have qemu-kvm binary in this path:
[ondrejj at work libguestfs]$ ls /usr/bin/qemu-kvm
But --with-qemu=qemu-kvm works.
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