[virt-tools-list] Error starting domain: Unable to open control socket: Permission Denied

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Fri Dec 14 21:09:48 UTC 2012

On 12/11/2012 06:42 AM, marcelo wrote:
> So I am testing virt-manager on openSuse 12.2, I made a successful instalation
> of one vm, I shut it down inside the vm (made a init 0) I edited the network
> and changed the name of the vm. Then when I tryied to turn the vm on it does
> not start.
> So don't understant why, tried to restart the demon rclibvirtd restart, but It
> does not work, then I was looking for the log /var/log/kvm nothing is on it.
> Need some advice, and sorry about my english.

That error is coming from libvirt, trying to open a PF_PACKET socket FD. I
don't know why it's failing though and I haven't heard of people with that
error. Make sure libvirtd is running as root.

- Cole

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