[pve-devel] pvedaemon hanging because of qga retry

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri May 18 19:03:19 CEST 2018

> >>If you simply skip commands like 'guest-fsfreeze-thaw' 
> >>your VM will get totally unusable (frozen). So I am not 
> >>sure what you want to suggest? 
> I'm not sure, but don't we have 2 timeout here ?
> 1 for connect , and 1 for command execution ?

what for?

> I would like to be able to fast timeout on connect, as if qga agent is not
> running, it can't connect.
> and if qga is running, keep the long executing timeout  as it seem to be
> needed by fsfreeze-fs.

The problem is that there is no way to decide if qga agent is running or not.
You will simply run into the 'short' timeout soon as there is some load on the
AFAIK many users complained about that.

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