Unable to Create Virtual Machine on KVM "open /dev/kvm: Permission Denied Failed to Initialize KVM Operation not Permitted No Accelerator Found! "

(Doc ID 2361087.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Symptoms

When trying to setup New KVM guest Virtual Machine on Oracle Linux below error is noticed

open /dev/kvm: Permission denied failed to initialize KVM Operation not permitted No accelerator found!

Changes

NA

Cause

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