Many Thanks Richard for your reply.

#  /usr/libexec/qemu-kvm -nographic -machine accel=kvm:tcg -device \?

open /dev/kvm: No such file or directory
failed to initialize KVM: Operation not permitted
Back to tcg accelerator.
Could not allocate dynamic translator buffer

I tried executing "setsebool -P virt_use_execmem=on" also after looking at  ""  but that also did not help.
Please guide me how to fix this issue and proceed further.

Thanks again for your help.

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <> wrote:
On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 07:59:03PM +0530, Priyanka Ranjan wrote:
> libguestfs: command: run: /usr/libexec/qemu-kvm
> libguestfs: command: run: \ -nographic
> libguestfs: command: run: \ -machine accel=kvm:tcg
> libguestfs: command: run: \ -device ?
> libguestfs: error: /usr/libexec/qemu-kvm exited with error status 1, see
> debug messages above
> libguestfs: trace: launch = -1 (error)

It looks as if qemu is broken on your machine.  What's the output of:

  /usr/libexec/qemu-kvm -nographic -machine accel=kvm:tcg -device \?

Note that you don't need to run libguestfs tools as root.


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