crc start give me the following error qemu-kvm: error: failed to set MSR 0x345 to 0x2000\nqemu-kvm:

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trying to install CRC openshift on libvirt "Virtual Machine Manager" on RHEL8
would like any guidlines

crc:~$ crc start -m 9216 -p source/secret --log-level debug
DEBU CRC version: 2.7.1+a8e9854
DEBU OpenShift version: 4.11.0
DEBU Podman version: 4.1.1
DEBU Running 'crc start'
DEBU Total memory of system is 10206109696 bytes
DEBU No new version available. The latest version is 2.7.1
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
DEBU Found binary path at /home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt
DEBU Launching plugin server for driver libvirt
DEBU Plugin server listening at address 127.0.0.1:44571
DEBU () Calling .GetVersion
DEBU Using API Version 1
DEBU () Calling .SetConfigRaw
DEBU () Calling .GetMachineName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetBundleName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetState
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:05+02:00" level=debug msg="Getting curre nt state..."
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:05+02:00" level=debug msg="Fetching VM.. ."
DEBU Making call to close driver server
DEBU (crc) Calling .Close
DEBU Successfully made call to close driver server
DEBU Making call to close connection to plugin binary
DEBU Checking if systemd-resolved.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status systemd-resolved.service'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 3
DEBU stdout: * systemd-resolved.service - Network Name Resolution
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-resolved.service; disabled; v endor preset: disabled)
Active: inactive (dead)
Docs: man:systemd-resolved.service(8)
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/resolved
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/writing-network-con figuration-managers
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/writing-resolver-cl ients
DEBU stderr:
INFO Checking if running as non-root
INFO Checking if running inside WSL2
INFO Checking if crc-admin-helper executable is cached
DEBU Running '/home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-admin-helper-linux --version'
DEBU Found crc-admin-helper-linux version 0.0.11
DEBU crc-admin-helper executable already cached
INFO Checking for obsolete admin-helper executable
DEBU Checking if an older admin-helper executable is installed
DEBU No older admin-helper executable found
INFO Checking if running on a supported CPU architecture
DEBU GOARCH is amd64 GOOS is linux
INFO Checking minimum RAM requirements
DEBU Total memory of system is 10206109696 bytes
INFO Checking if crc executable symlink exists
INFO Checking if Virtualization is enabled
DEBU Checking if the vmx/svm flags are present in /proc/cpuinfo
DEBU CPU virtualization flags are good
INFO Checking if KVM is enabled
DEBU Checking if /dev/kvm exists
DEBU /dev/kvm was found
INFO Checking if libvirt is installed
DEBU Checking if 'virsh' is available
DEBU 'virsh' was found in /usr/bin/virsh
DEBU Checking 'virsh capabilities' for libvirtd/qemu availability
DEBU Running 'virsh --readonly --connect qemu:///system capabilities'
DEBU Found x86_64 hypervisor with 'hvm' capabilities
INFO Checking if user is part of libvirt group
DEBU Checking if current user is part of the libvirt group
DEBU Current user is already in the libvirt group
INFO Checking if active user/process is currently part of the libvirt group
INFO Checking if libvirt daemon is running
DEBU Checking if libvirtd service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status virtqemud.socket'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 3
DEBU stdout: * virtqemud.socket - Libvirt qemu local socket
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/virtqemud.socket; disabled; vendor pr eset: disabled)
Active: inactive (dead)
Listen: /run/libvirt/virtqemud-sock (Stream)
DEBU stderr:
DEBU virtqemud.socket is neither running nor listening
DEBU Running 'systemctl status libvirtd.socket'
DEBU libvirtd.socket is running
INFO Checking if a supported libvirt version is installed
DEBU Checking if libvirt version is >=3.4.0
DEBU Running 'virsh -v'
INFO Checking if crc-driver-libvirt is installed
DEBU Checking if crc-driver-libvirt is installed
DEBU Running '/home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt version'
DEBU Found crc-driver-libvirt version 0.13.5
DEBU crc-driver-libvirt is already installed
INFO Checking crc daemon systemd socket units
DEBU Checking crc daemon systemd socket units
DEBU Checking if crc-http.socket is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl --user status crc-http.socket'
DEBU crc-http.socket is listening
DEBU Checking if crc-http.socket has the expected content
DEBU Checking if crc-vsock.socket is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl --user status crc-vsock.socket'
DEBU crc-vsock.socket is listening
DEBU Checking if crc-vsock.socket has the expected content
INFO Checking if systemd-networkd is running
DEBU Checking if systemd-networkd.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status systemd-networkd.service'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 4
DEBU stdout:
DEBU stderr: Unit systemd-networkd.service could not be found.
DEBU systemd-networkd.service is not running
INFO Checking if NetworkManager is installed
DEBU Checking if 'nmcli' is available
DEBU 'nmcli' was found in /usr/bin/nmcli
INFO Checking if NetworkManager service is running
DEBU Checking if NetworkManager.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status NetworkManager.service'
DEBU NetworkManager.service is already running
INFO Checking if /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/crc-nm-dnsmasq.conf exists
DEBU Checking NetworkManager configuration
DEBU NetworkManager configuration is good
INFO Checking if /etc/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.d/crc.conf exists
DEBU Checking dnsmasq configuration
DEBU dnsmasq configuration is good
INFO Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is available
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' network exists
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-info crc'
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' definition is up to date
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-dumpxml --inactive crc'
DEBU libvirt 'crc' network has the expected value
INFO Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is active
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is active
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-info crc'
DEBU libvirt 'crc' network is already active
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
INFO Loading bundle: crc_libvirt_4.11.0_amd64...
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
DEBU Found binary path at /home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt
DEBU Launching plugin server for driver libvirt
DEBU Plugin server listening at address 127.0.0.1:36945
DEBU () Calling .GetVersion
DEBU Using API Version 1
DEBU () Calling .SetConfigRaw
DEBU () Calling .GetMachineName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetBundleName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetState
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:06+02:00" level=debug msg="Getting curre nt state..."
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:06+02:00" level=debug msg="Fetching VM.. ."
INFO Starting CRC VM for openshift 4.11.0...
DEBU Updating CRC VM configuration
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetConfigRaw
DEBU (crc) Calling .Start
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:06+02:00" level=debug msg="Starting VM c rc"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:06+02:00" level=debug msg="Validating ne twork"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:06+02:00" level=debug msg="Validating st orage pool"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:07+02:00" level=warning msg="Failed to s tart: virError(Code=1, Domain=10, Message='internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2022-08-29T15:54:06.926637Z qemu-kvm: error: failed to se t MSR 0x345 to 0x2000\nqemu-kvm: ../target/i386/kvm/kvm.c:2893: kvm_buf_set_msrs : Assertion ret == cpu->kvm_msr_buf->nmsrs' failed.')"
DEBU Making call to close driver server
DEBU (crc) Calling .Close
DEBU Successfully made call to close driver server
DEBU Making call to close connection to plugin binary
Error starting machine: Error in driver during machine start: virError(Code=1, D omain=10, Message='internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2 022-08-29T15:54:06.926637Z qemu-kvm: error: failed to set MSR 0x345 to 0x2000
qemu-kvm: ../target/i386/kvm/kvm.c:2893: kvm_buf_set_msrs: Assertion
ret == cpu ->kvm_msr_buf->nmsrs' failed.')
crc:~$
crc:~$ crc start -m 9216 -p source/secret --log-level debug
DEBU CRC version: 2.7.1+a8e9854
DEBU OpenShift version: 4.11.0
DEBU Podman version: 4.1.1
DEBU Running 'crc start'
DEBU Total memory of system is 10206109696 bytes
DEBU No new version available. The latest version is 2.7.1
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
DEBU Found binary path at /home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt
DEBU Launching plugin server for driver libvirt
DEBU Plugin server listening at address 127.0.0.1:38633
DEBU () Calling .GetVersion
DEBU Using API Version 1
DEBU () Calling .SetConfigRaw
DEBU () Calling .GetMachineName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetBundleName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetState
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:16+02:00" level=debug msg="Getting current state..."
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:16+02:00" level=debug msg="Fetching VM..."
DEBU Making call to close driver server
DEBU (crc) Calling .Close
DEBU Successfully made call to close driver server
DEBU Making call to close connection to plugin binary
DEBU Checking if systemd-resolved.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status systemd-resolved.service'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 3
DEBU stdout: * systemd-resolved.service - Network Name Resolution
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/systemd-resolved.service; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: inactive (dead)
Docs: man:systemd-resolved.service(8)
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/resolved
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/writing-network-configuration-managers
https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/systemd/writing-resolver-clients
DEBU stderr:
INFO Checking if running as non-root
INFO Checking if running inside WSL2
INFO Checking if crc-admin-helper executable is cached
DEBU Running '/home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-admin-helper-linux --version'
DEBU Found crc-admin-helper-linux version 0.0.11
DEBU crc-admin-helper executable already cached
INFO Checking for obsolete admin-helper executable
DEBU Checking if an older admin-helper executable is installed
DEBU No older admin-helper executable found
INFO Checking if running on a supported CPU architecture
DEBU GOARCH is amd64 GOOS is linux
INFO Checking minimum RAM requirements
DEBU Total memory of system is 10206109696 bytes
INFO Checking if crc executable symlink exists
INFO Checking if Virtualization is enabled
DEBU Checking if the vmx/svm flags are present in /proc/cpuinfo
DEBU CPU virtualization flags are good
INFO Checking if KVM is enabled
DEBU Checking if /dev/kvm exists
DEBU /dev/kvm was found
INFO Checking if libvirt is installed
DEBU Checking if 'virsh' is available
DEBU 'virsh' was found in /usr/bin/virsh
DEBU Checking 'virsh capabilities' for libvirtd/qemu availability
DEBU Running 'virsh --readonly --connect qemu:///system capabilities'
DEBU Found x86_64 hypervisor with 'hvm' capabilities
INFO Checking if user is part of libvirt group
DEBU Checking if current user is part of the libvirt group
DEBU Current user is already in the libvirt group
INFO Checking if active user/process is currently part of the libvirt group
INFO Checking if libvirt daemon is running
DEBU Checking if libvirtd service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status virtqemud.socket'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 3
DEBU stdout: * virtqemud.socket - Libvirt qemu local socket
Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/virtqemud.socket; disabled; vendor preset: disabled)
Active: inactive (dead)
Listen: /run/libvirt/virtqemud-sock (Stream)
DEBU stderr:
DEBU virtqemud.socket is neither running nor listening
DEBU Running 'systemctl status libvirtd.socket'
DEBU libvirtd.socket is running
INFO Checking if a supported libvirt version is installed
DEBU Checking if libvirt version is >=3.4.0
DEBU Running 'virsh -v'
INFO Checking if crc-driver-libvirt is installed
DEBU Checking if crc-driver-libvirt is installed
DEBU Running '/home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt version'
DEBU Found crc-driver-libvirt version 0.13.5
DEBU crc-driver-libvirt is already installed
INFO Checking crc daemon systemd socket units
DEBU Checking crc daemon systemd socket units
DEBU Checking if crc-http.socket is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl --user status crc-http.socket'
DEBU crc-http.socket is listening
DEBU Checking if crc-http.socket has the expected content
DEBU Checking if crc-vsock.socket is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl --user status crc-vsock.socket'
DEBU crc-vsock.socket is listening
DEBU Checking if crc-vsock.socket has the expected content
INFO Checking if systemd-networkd is running
DEBU Checking if systemd-networkd.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status systemd-networkd.service'
DEBU Command failed: exit status 4
DEBU stdout:
DEBU stderr: Unit systemd-networkd.service could not be found.
DEBU systemd-networkd.service is not running
INFO Checking if NetworkManager is installed
DEBU Checking if 'nmcli' is available
DEBU 'nmcli' was found in /usr/bin/nmcli
INFO Checking if NetworkManager service is running
DEBU Checking if NetworkManager.service is running
DEBU Running 'systemctl status NetworkManager.service'
DEBU NetworkManager.service is already running
INFO Checking if /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/crc-nm-dnsmasq.conf exists
DEBU Checking NetworkManager configuration
DEBU NetworkManager configuration is good
INFO Checking if /etc/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.d/crc.conf exists
DEBU Checking dnsmasq configuration
DEBU dnsmasq configuration is good
INFO Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is available
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' network exists
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-info crc'
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' definition is up to date
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-dumpxml --inactive crc'
DEBU libvirt 'crc' network has the expected value
INFO Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is active
DEBU Checking if libvirt 'crc' network is active
DEBU Running 'virsh --connect qemu:///system net-info crc'
DEBU libvirt 'crc' network is already active
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
INFO Loading bundle: crc_libvirt_4.11.0_amd64...
DEBU Checking file: /home/crc/.crc/machines/crc/.crc-exist
DEBU Found binary path at /home/crc/.crc/bin/crc-driver-libvirt
DEBU Launching plugin server for driver libvirt
DEBU Plugin server listening at address 127.0.0.1:32771
DEBU () Calling .GetVersion
DEBU Using API Version 1
DEBU () Calling .SetConfigRaw
DEBU () Calling .GetMachineName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetBundleName
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetState
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:17+02:00" level=debug msg="Getting current state..."
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:17+02:00" level=debug msg="Fetching VM..."
INFO Starting CRC VM for openshift 4.11.0...
DEBU Updating CRC VM configuration
DEBU (crc) Calling .GetConfigRaw
DEBU (crc) Calling .Start
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:17+02:00" level=debug msg="Starting VM crc"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:17+02:00" level=debug msg="Validating network"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:17+02:00" level=debug msg="Validating storage pool"
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:18+02:00" level=warning msg="Failed to start: virError(Code=1, Domain=10, Message='internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2022-08-29T15:54:18.024813Z qemu-kvm: error: failed to set MSR 0x345 to 0x2000\nqemu-kvm: ../target/i386/kvm/kvm.c:2893: kvm_buf_set_msrs: Assertion ret == cpu->kvm_msr_buf->nmsrs' failed.')"
DEBU Making call to close driver server
DEBU (crc) Calling .Close
DEBU (crc) DBG | time="2022-08-29T17:54:18+02:00" level=debug msg="Closing plugin on server side"
DEBU Successfully made call to close driver server
DEBU Making call to close connection to plugin binary
Error starting machine: Error in driver during machine start: virError(Code=1, Domain=10, Message='internal error: process exited while connecting to monitor: 2022-08-29T15:54:18.024813Z qemu-kvm: error: failed to set MSR 0x345 to 0x2000
qemu-kvm: ../target/i386/kvm/kvm.c:2893: kvm_buf_set_msrs: Assertion
ret == cpu->kvm_msr_buf->nmsrs' failed.')

Responses

Are you using nested virtualization? (a vm within a vm) If so, you might be hitting https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2022075