Using virtiofs with libvirt/virt-install

Recently we switched our 9p filesystem usage in CoreOS Assembler to use virtiofs. This is the technology behind a lot of new lightweight container VM technology like kata-containers and libkrun, but can also be easily used with libvirt. Running as non-root using qemu:///session Currently the virtiofs integration doesn’t work as non-root via a qemu:///session connection. There is an oustanding RFE for this upstream and downstream in RHEL that can be followed for updates. [Read More]