Bug 597070 - Vms are crashing and/or corrupted after live migration
Vms are crashing and/or corrupted after live migration
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libvirt (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Daniel Veillard
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Reported: 2010-05-28 00:02 EDT by Thomas S Hatch
Modified: 2011-06-10 13:45 EDT (History)
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Description Thomas S Hatch 2010-05-28 00:02:32 EDT
Description of problem:
My setup is on a bladecenter running f13 and running libvirt kvm images out of a nfs share.  The kvms are running very well, but when they are migrated across blades about %70 of the time the vms exhibit strange behavior after migrating.  either the root filesystems on the vms are mounted read only after migration or the vm segfaults.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
qemu-kvm 0.12.3-8.fc13
libvirt 0.7.7-3

How reproducible:
occurs about %70 of the time when migrating

Steps to Reproduce:
1. migrate vms between IBM bladecenter blades using a nfs nas for shared storage
  
Actual results:
vms are crashing

Expected results:
for migration to work

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2010-05-28 04:35:06 EDT
This is a known issue, resolved by this upstream patch

https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2010-May/msg00385.html


As a temporary workaround edit /etc/libvirt/qemu.conf and set user='root' and group='root' and then restart libvirtd. Do this on all virt hosts you migrate between.
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2011-06-02 09:08:38 EDT
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Comment 3 Cole Robinson 2011-06-10 13:45:40 EDT
Since that patch is likely in F14/F15, closing as CURRENTRELEASE

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