[CentOS] SELinux and KVM

Kai Schaetzl maillists at conactive.com
Mon Nov 9 17:09:30 UTC 2009

James B. Byrne wrote on Mon, 9 Nov 2009 10:44:36 -0500 (EST):

> Install qemu.

> SELinux denied access requested by qemu-system-x86.

I'm not running KVM (but Xen). From the snippets above I deduce:

- qemu is not part of CentOS, you probably got it from rpmforge.
- that means you do not need qemu for KVM usage
- SELinux cannot know about it
- there's probably a different preferred way to use KVM on CentOS


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