[PVE-User] PVE 5.1 - Intel <-> AMD migration crash with Debian 9

Eneko Lacunza elacunza at binovo.es
Fri Feb 2 11:16:24 CET 2018


Hi,

I have some screenshots, they aren't complete as console shows about 4 
crashes in a few seconds:

ftp://ftp.binovo.es/elacunza/migration-crash/Captura%20de%20pantalla%20de%202018-02-02%2009-33-24.png
ftp://ftp.binovo.es/elacunza/migration-crash/Captura%20de%20pantalla%20de%202018-02-02%2009-56-29.png
ftp://ftp.binovo.es/elacunza/migration-crash/Captura%20de%20pantalla%20de%202018-02-02%2009-57-05.png
ftp://ftp.binovo.es/elacunza/migration-crash/Captura%20de%20pantalla%20de%202018-02-02%2009-57-27.png

Crashed don't get logged to syslog/debug/dmesg

Cheers

El 02/02/18 a las 10:42, Gilberto Nunes escribió:
> Hi
> I think that would be nice if you could send us kernel panic message or
> even the dmesg output.
> Do you have any modules that was compiled but hand in this system?
>
>
> Em sex, 2 de fev de 2018 07:14, Eneko Lacunza <elacunza at binovo.es> escreveu:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> We have replaced an old node in our office Proxmox 5.1 cluster, with a
>> Ryzen 7 1700 machine with 64GB non-ECC RAM, just moving the disks from
>> the old Intel server to the new AMD machine. So far so good, everything
>> booted OK, Ceph OSD started OK after adjusting network, replacement went
>> really nice.
>>
>> But we have found _one_ Debian 9 VM that kernel panics shortly after
>> migrating to/from Intel nodes from/to AMD node. Sometimes it is a matter
>> of seconds, sometimes it needs some minutes or even rarely one or two
>> hours.
>>
>> The strange thing is that we have done that king of migration with other
>> VMs (serveral Windows VMs with different versions, another CentOS VM,
>> Debian 8 VM) and works perfectly.
>>
>> If we restart this problematic VM after the migration+crash, it works
>> flawlessly (no more crashes until migration to another CPU maker).
>> Migration between Intel CPUs (with ECC memory) works OK too. We don't
>> have a second AMD machine to test migration between AMD nodes.
>>
>> VM has 1 socket/2 cores type kvm64, 3GB of RAM, Standard VGA, cdrom at
>> IDE2, scsi-virtio, scsi0 8G on ceph-rbd, scsi1 50GB on ceph-rbd, network
>> virtio, OS type Linux 4.x, Hotplug Disk, Network, USB, ACPI support yes,
>> BIOS SeaBIOS, KVM hwd virt yes, qemu agent no. We have tried with
>> virtio-block too.
>>
>> # pveversion -v
>> proxmox-ve: 5.1-35 (running kernel: 4.13.13-4-pve)
>> pve-manager: 5.1-42 (running version: 5.1-42/724a6cb3)
>> pve-kernel-4.4.83-1-pve: 4.4.83-96
>> pve-kernel-4.13.4-1-pve: 4.13.4-26
>> pve-kernel-4.4.76-1-pve: 4.4.76-94
>> pve-kernel-4.13.13-4-pve: 4.13.13-35
>> pve-kernel-4.4.67-1-pve: 4.4.67-92
>> libpve-http-server-perl: 2.0-8
>> lvm2: 2.02.168-pve6
>> corosync: 2.4.2-pve3
>> libqb0: 1.0.1-1
>> pve-cluster: 5.0-19
>> qemu-server: 5.0-19
>> pve-firmware: 2.0-3
>> libpve-common-perl: 5.0-25
>> libpve-guest-common-perl: 2.0-14
>> libpve-access-control: 5.0-7
>> libpve-storage-perl: 5.0-17
>> pve-libspice-server1: 0.12.8-3
>> vncterm: 1.5-3
>> pve-docs: 5.1-16
>> pve-qemu-kvm: 2.9.1-5
>> pve-container: 2.0-18
>> pve-firewall: 3.0-5
>> pve-ha-manager: 2.0-4
>> ksm-control-daemon: 1.2-2
>> glusterfs-client: 3.8.8-1
>> lxc-pve: 2.1.1-2
>> lxcfs: 2.0.8-1
>> criu: 2.11.1-1~bpo90
>> novnc-pve: 0.6-4
>> smartmontools: 6.5+svn4324-1
>> zfsutils-linux: 0.7.3-pve1~bpo9
>> ceph: 12.2.2-1~bpo90+1
>>
>> Any ideas? This is a production VM but it isn't critical, we can play
>> with it. We can also live with the problem, but I think it could be of
>> interest to try to debug the problem.
>>
>> Thanks a lot
>> Eneko
>>
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Binovo IT Human Project, S.L.
Telf. 943569206
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