[pve-devel] applied-series: [PATCH qemu-server 1/3] fix #2816: restore: remove timeout when allocating disks

Thomas Lamprecht t.lamprecht at proxmox.com
Fri Nov 17 09:49:52 CET 2023

Am 12/09/2023 um 11:16 schrieb Fiona Ebner:
> 10 minutes is not long enough when disks are large and/or network
> storages are used when preallocation is not disabled. The default is
> metadata preallocation for qcow2, so there are still reports of the
> issue [0][1]. If allocation really does not finish like the comment
> describing the timeout feared, just let the user cancel it.
> Also note that when restoring a PBS backup, there is no timeout for
> disk allocation, and there don't seem to be any user complaints yet.
> The 5 second timeout for receiving the config from vma is kept,
> because certain corruptions in the VMA header can lead to the
> operation hanging there.
> There is no need for the $tmp variable before setting back the old
> timeout, because that is at least one second, so we'll always be able
> to set the $oldtimeout variable to undef in time in practice.
> Currently, there shouldn't even be an outer timeout in the first
> place, because the only call path leading to here is via the create
> API (also used by qmrestore), both of which don't set a timeout.
> [0]: https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/126825/
> [1]: https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/128093/
> Signed-off-by: Fiona Ebner <f.ebner at proxmox.com>
> ---
>  PVE/QemuServer.pm | 9 +++------
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

applied series a bit ago already, thanks!

It's actually a v3, as there where two older revisions sent for this
in 2020, sorry for the delay I guess.

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