[Libvir] [PATCH] virtinst: don't expect non-root users to have block device access

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Tue Jan 29 16:10:16 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 04:58:26PM +0100, Guido Guenther wrote:
> Hi,
> attached patch drops the assumption that a non-root user has read access
> to the guest OSes partition - he doesn't need to since all interaction
> is handled via libvirt and giving the user read access for a simple MBR
> block read test seems like overkill. Please apply if appropriate, patch
> is against current hg.

A bit of a nasty hack, but until we have the storage API stuff done, this
is pretty much best we can do. BTW, virt-install patches should usually
go to et-mgmt-tools at redhat.com, but no need to re-post this one.

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