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Re: [libvirt] feature or bug?



On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 09:51:12AM -0400, Gene Czarcinski wrote:
> Yet another question.
> 
> I am using the virt-manager GUI.  When I begin to define a new guest and 
> attempt to "browse" to specify where the iso image file is, the GUI dialog 
> brings me up in my home directory.  But, almost everything associated with 
> libvirt is done as the root user.
> 
> By default, why isn't the initial directory "/var/lib/libvirt/images"?

  /var/lib/libvirt/images contains the images for the guest, i.e. the
data for your domain. The ISO will be the data needed to create the OS
for that guest, and that's different and can be located anywhere.

Daniel

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