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Re: Virtual Box



On 3/20/09, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:53 PM, Andras Simon <szajmi gmail com> wrote:
>> On 3/20/09, Aldo Foot <lunixer gmail com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Andras Simon <szajmi gmail com> wrote:
>>>> On 3/20/09, Paul W. Frields <stickster gmail com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> To install from a CD or DVD ISO image that you have on your hard disk,
>>>>> make sure you set its SELinux context properly:
>>>>>
>>>>>   su -c 'chcon -t virt_image_t /path/to/some-os-image.iso'
>>>>
>>>> Is this really needed? Last time I installed an OS in a VM (both KVM
>>>> and VMWare) I didn't need any SELinux magic. But that was almost two
>>>> years ago, maybe things have changed since.
>>>>
>>>> Andras
>>> __
>>>
>>> I believe it's need if you put the ISOs and system images in a place
>>> other than /var/lib/libvirt --I think that's the correct path.
>>
>> Well, I certainly put it elsewhere. Actually, it wouldn't occur to me
>> to put _anything_ under /var.
>>
>> Andras
>
> ----
> Exactly. And that's why SELinux needs to know where you put those images.

In that case this has changed since the summer of 07.

Andras


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