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virt-manager shared folder problem

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I set up a VM with the new Ubuntu Studio but can't get a shared folder to work. I basically did this:

https://xapax.github.io/blog/2017/05/09/sharing-files-kvm.html

 

But I don't even see that method in the Arch wiki.

 

The error I get is this:

Error starting domain: internal error: qemu unexpectedly closed the monitor: 2019-04-21T07:24:05.176601Z qemu-system-x86_64: -device virtio-9p-pci,id=fs0,fsdev=fsdev-fs0,mount_tag=vmshare,bus=pci.6,addr=0x0: cannot initialize fsdev 'fsdev-fs0': failed to open '/home/roger/vmshare': Permission denied

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Try running modprobe 9pnet_virtio

 

https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=185647

https://github.com/vagrant-libvirt/vagrant-libvirt/issues/630

 

There are a lot of threads on this if you search virt-mananger cannot initialize fsdev 'fsdev-fs0'

 

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=virt-mananger+cannot+initialize+fsdev+%27fsdev-fs0%27&t=ffab&ia=web

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Thanks SB, your search-fu was better than mine and found a couple I didn't. I'll try to get it working later. I think I broke the network driver somehow so may have to work that out as well.

Just learning this virt stuff after VBox for years. I always hated Guest Additions though, and this seems to perform better.

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