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On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 02:37:14PM +0000, IX4 Svs wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 1:14 AM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki <
> marma...@invisiblethingslab.com> wrote:
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> > On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 12:34:19AM +0000, Alex wrote:
> > > This is the second time I encounter this freaky issue on R3.1:
> > >
> > > Start a DispVM Firefox, login to a website, close Firefox, observe the
> > disposable VM is gone from the VM manager. Fine so far.
> > >
> > > Launch a new disposable Firefox which creates a new VM with a different
> > name (dispN) - notice with horror that you are already logged on to the
> > website you had logged on to from the terminated VM.
> > >
> > > Surely this is not supposed to happen. How to troubleshoot?
> >
> > I believe you've hit this issue:
> > https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/2200
> >
> > The issue is fixed in R3.2, but it hasn't been yet backported to R3.1...
> > For now, make sure that files in /var/lib/qubes/appvms/fedora-23-dvm (or
> > other - depending on what template you use for DispVM) are owned by your
> > user. Then recreate DispVM savefile with qvm-create-default-dvm.
> >
> >
> All files in /var/lib/qubes/appvms/fedora-23-dvm are owned by my user,
> group qubes - but volatile.img is -rw-r--r-- while all other files are
> -rw-rw-r-- (so, group can't write to it). I changed this with chmod 664
> volatile.img but on running qvm-create-default-vm the permissions are reset
> to their earlier state - and volatile.img is not group-writeable.
> Should people on R3.1 just chmod 664 volatile.img right after recreating
> the DVM?

Above permissions looks ok - if the file is owned by your user, being
group writable does not matter. Maybe it was owned by root during
previous qvm-create-default-dvm call, but now is ok?

- -- 
Best Regards,
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki
Invisible Things Lab
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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