[virt-tools-list] virt-manager crash - when removing LVM volumes, etc (takes out KDE4 completely also) apparmor related ? (always happens - multiple machines)

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Wed Nov 16 16:06:48 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 11:13:49AM +0000, Morgan Cox wrote:
> Hi.
> Client :-
> Archlinux - KDE4/Gnome3
> virt-manager 0.9.0
> Server:-
> Ubuntu 11.10
> qemu-kvm 0.14.1
> libvirt 0.9.2-4ubuntu15.1
> I have been getting crashes when using virt-manager to manipulate LVM
> partitions (i.e delete) them

You mean, deleting volumes from storage pools?

You could try doing the equivalent operation directly with libvirt
(virsh vol-delete [...]).  If that also crashes the machine, take a
look at any errors in log files under /var/log/libvirt.

> This occurs all the time, in Kde4 the crash sometime takes out the entire
> desktop (this doesn't occur in gnome3) leaving me with a black screen...
> On the server I can see apparmor messages - for example
>  type=1400 audit(1321440182.218:74): apparmor="DENIED" operation="open"
> parent=1211 profile="/usr/lib/libvirt/virt-aa-helper" name="/dev/dm-5"
> pid=14653 comm="virt-aa-helper" requested_mask="r" denied_mask="r"
> Is this related ?
> Does anyone have any ideas how to stop the crashing ?


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