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Re: [libvirt] PATCH: Fix permissions problem starting QEMU



On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 09:28:37AM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 15:00 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > There is a minor bug when running QEMU non-root, and having
> > capng enabled. libvirt is unable to write the PID file in
> > /var/run/libvirt/qemu, since its now owned by 'qemu', but
> > libvirtd has dropped all capabilties at this point. The fix
> > is to delay dropping capabilities until after the PID file
> > has been created. We should also be sure to kill the child
> > if writing the PID file fails
> 
> I haven't looked into it much yet, but don't we need to open up the
> permissions on /var/lib/libvirt/images now? At least from 700 to 711 so
> qemu can open images?

Hmm, that's a good point, we definitely need to do that. 711 shoudl be
good because that lets us chmod the individual imagges to allow QEMU 
user to open them, while not allowing people to list the contents of
the directory

Regards,
Daniel
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