The guestmount mount fails with "No such file or directory" error

Solution Verified - Updated -


Mounting instance via guestmount fails with following message

libguestfs: command: run: qemu-img
libguestfs: command: run: \ create
libguestfs: command: run: \ -f qcow2
libguestfs: command: run: \ -o backing_file=/var/tmp/.guestfs-0/appliance.d/root,backing_fmt=raw
libguestfs: command: run: \ /tmp/libguestfsl6cF2k/overlay1
qemu-img: /tmp/libguestfsl6cF2k/overlay1: Could not open '/var/tmp/.guestfs-0/appliance.d/root': No such file or directory
libguestfs: error: qemu-img: /tmp/libguestfsl6cF2k/overlay1: qemu-img exited with error status 1, see debug messages above


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • guestmount

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