[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#924418: libvirt-daemon-system: apparmor prevents libvirtd from spawning VMs

intrigeri intrigeri at debian.org
Sat Mar 30 16:35:10 GMT 2019

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Hi Robbie,

Robbie Harwood:
> When I attempt to spawn a QEMU/kvm VM (sudo virsh start vmname), it fails with:

>     error: Failed to start domain 7-1
>     error: internal error: Process exited prior to exec: libvirt:  error : unable to set AppArmor profile 'libvirt-16efecbc-66ca-4559-8558-7084588065d4' for '/usr/bin/kvm': No existe el fichero o el directorio

> (That approximately translates to "The file or directory doesn't exist".  I
> set LC_ALL=en_US.utf8, but it didn't seem to be respected.)

> […]

> I don't know how to debug this further, but please let me know if there's more
> information I can provide.

Can you please share:

 - the libvirtd.service logs:

     sudo journalctl -u libvirtd.service

 - the logs for the affected guest, that you can find in

 - the output of the aa-status command

Also, does this affect all your VMs or only one?


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