[PVE-User] Weird stuff happening with VM - backup failure etc
lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 12 00:57:40 CET 2014
NB: Backup is to USB 2.0 drive.
On 12 February 2014 09:55, Lindsay Mathieson
<lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I cloned a windows 7 VM a few days agoo, ran sysprep on it and
> reactivated etc. Doubt this is related to my issues though.
> Several times it has just stopped responding, Java Console abd Spice
> just won't connect, no failure, they just never display anytthing.
> Only thing that works is a "Stop"
> Last night its backup failed:
> 500: Feb 12 01:38:48 INFO: creating archive
> 500: Feb 12 01:38:51 ERROR: unable to connect to VM 500 socket -
> timeout after 31 retries
> 500: Feb 12 01:38:51 INFO: aborting backup job
> 500: Feb 12 01:48:51 ERROR: VM 500 qmp command 'backup-cancel' failed
> - unable to connect to VM 500 socket - timeout after 5974 retries
> 500: Feb 12 01:48:52 ERROR: Backup of VM 500 failed - unable to
> connect to VM 500 socket - timeout after 31 retries
> 500: Feb 12 01:48:52 INFO: HOOK: backup-abort snapshot 500
> 500: Feb 12 01:48:52 INFO: HOOK-ENV:
> And the VM was unresponsive this morning. I halted it, checked the
> status was "Stopped" and have started a manual backup. During the
> backup its state changed to "Prelaunch" and its cpu usage was at 1%-2%
> Now the backup has finished, the state is back to "Stopped"
> Very concerned by this erratic behaviour.
> Proxmox 3.1, non-commercial, all updates.
> VM is qcow2, virtio drivers for disk and net. Storage is NFS, two node
> cluster. 7 other similar VM's on this node, no problems with them.
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