[Swan-dev] qemu-img: Could not open '/home/build/pool/swanfedora22base.qcow2

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh at mimosa.com
Fri Jul 20 04:12:49 UTC 2018

I'm setting up a new test system.

make kvm-install failed with this message:

qemu-img convert \
	-p -O qcow2 \
	/home/build/pool/swanfedora22base.qcow2 \
qemu-img: Could not open '/home/build/pool/swanfedora22base.qcow2': Could not open '/home/build/pool/swanfedora22base.qcow2': Permission denied

-rw-r-----. 1 root  qemu  8591507456 Jul 19 23:22 swanfedora22base.qcow2

-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root 1773200 Jul  3 13:42 /usr/bin/qemu-img

This would work if qemu-img were setgid qemu.
The makefile seems to expect that to be the case.

On the other hand, my old test system has the same file ownerships and

Doing this
	sudo chmod a+r ../pool/swanfedora22base.qcow2
	make kvm-install
gets past this point.

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