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Failing to Create a KVM Virtual Machine with virt-manager "Could not access KVM kernel module: Permission denied" (Doc ID 2519080.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


When creating a KVM virtual machine with virt-install or virt-manager, the below error message occurs:

internal error: qemu unexpectedly closed the monitor: Could not access KVM kernel module: Permission denied


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