Bug 744105 - Failed to shutdown ... cannot parse json
Failed to shutdown ... cannot parse json
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qemu (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2011-10-07 00:06 EDT by Josh Stone
Modified: 2013-01-09 19:25 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-08-11 16:23:08 EDT
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Description Josh Stone 2011-10-07 00:06:41 EDT
Description of problem:
A couple of times I've had a VM get stuck trying to shutdown, throwing an internal error.  The exact same error is given whether I try to shutdown through virsh or virt-manager.

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How reproducible:
Unknown - it's happened to me twice in a few days, across perhaps 10-15 various VM sessions.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. (unknown how to get into bad state)
2. virsh shutdown $VMNAME
Actual results:
error: Failed to shutdown domain vr5i
error: internal error cannot parse json {"timestamp": {"seconds": 1317959448{"timestamp": {"seconds": 1317959448, "microseconds": 645471}, "event": "SPICE_DISCONNECTED", "data": {"server": {"port": "5902", "family": "ipv4", "host": ""}, "client": {"port": "35746", "family": "ipv4", "host": ""}}}: parse error: after key and value, inside map, I expect ',' or '}'
          stamp": {"seconds": 1317959448{"timestamp": {"seconds": 1317
                     (right here) ------^

Expected results:
An orderly acpid shutdown, as usual.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2011-10-07 05:13:34 EDT
This is a QEMU bug which I believe is fixed with

commit 22b626e28e9895cc65c1e2023323bda5138716dc
Author: Gerd Hoffmann <kraxel@redhat.com>
Date:   Fri Sep 2 15:03:28 2011 +0200

    spice: workaround a spice server bug.
    spice server might call the channel_event callback from spice server
    thread context.  Detect that and aquire iothread lock if needed,

What QEMU RPM version do you see this with ?
Comment 2 Josh Stone 2011-10-07 12:23:43 EDT
I have:


Also, yum history shows that I upgraded from 0.15.0-4 very close to the time I filed this bug.  The changelog between those doesn't sound like it would address this issue though.
Comment 3 yesin 2011-12-08 11:14:00 EST
Sync time of your host machine...

#ntpdate some.server.from.pool
#hwclock -w
Comment 4 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2012-03-15 13:55:49 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 5 Cole Robinson 2012-08-03 07:22:40 EDT
qemu-0.15.1-7.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
Comment 6 Cole Robinson 2012-08-11 16:23:08 EDT
Fixed in qemu-0.15.1-7.fc16

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