[PVE-User] Hanging storage tasks in all RH based VMs after update

Uwe Sauter uwe.sauter.de at gmail.com
Thu May 3 10:41:29 CEST 2018


Looks like this was cause by pve-kernel-4.15.15-1-pve. After rebooting into pve-kernel-4.13.16-2-pve performance is back to normal.

Hopefully the next kernel update will address this.


Regards,

	Uwe


Am 02.05.2018 um 22:27 schrieb Uwe Sauter:
> Hi all,
> 
> I updated my cluster this morning (version info see end of mail) and rebooted all hosts sequentially, live migrating VMs between
> hosts. (Six hosts connected via 10GbE, all participating in a Ceph cluster.)
> 
> Since then I experience hanging storage tasks inside the VMs (e.g. jbd2 on VMs with Ext4 or xfsaid on VMs with XFS). This goes so
> far that auditd fills the dmesg buffer with messages like:
> 
> [14109.375608] audit_log_start: 23 callbacks suppressed
> [14109.376496] audit: audit_backlog=70 > audit_backlog_limit=64
> [14109.377213] audit: audit_lost=2274 audit_rate_limit=0 audit_backlog_limit=64
> [14109.377954] audit: backlog limit exceeded
> 
> Performance is massively reduced on those VMs. The VMs all run up-to-date CentOS 7.4 with Qemu Guest service running. This happens
> also if the VM was shutdown and started again.
> 
> 
> Does anyone else see this happen? Any thought on the cause, any proposal for a fix?
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
>     Uwe
> 
> 
> 
> 
> # pveversion -v
> proxmox-ve: 5.1-43 (running kernel: 4.15.15-1-pve)
> pve-manager: 5.1-52 (running version: 5.1-52/ba597a64)
> pve-kernel-4.13: 5.1-44
> pve-kernel-4.15: 5.1-3
> pve-kernel-4.15.15-1-pve: 4.15.15-6
> pve-kernel-4.13.16-2-pve: 4.13.16-47
> pve-kernel-4.13.13-6-pve: 4.13.13-42
> pve-kernel-4.13.13-5-pve: 4.13.13-38
> ceph: 12.2.4-pve1
> corosync: 2.4.2-pve5
> criu: 2.11.1-1~bpo90
> glusterfs-client: 3.8.8-1
> ksm-control-daemon: 1.2-2
> libjs-extjs: 6.0.1-2
> libpve-access-control: 5.0-8
> libpve-apiclient-perl: 2.0-4
> libpve-common-perl: 5.0-30
> libpve-guest-common-perl: 2.0-15
> libpve-http-server-perl: 2.0-8
> libpve-storage-perl: 5.0-19
> libqb0: 1.0.1-1
> lvm2: 2.02.168-pve6
> lxc-pve: 3.0.0-2
> lxcfs: 3.0.0-1
> novnc-pve: 0.6-4
> proxmox-widget-toolkit: 1.0-15
> pve-cluster: 5.0-26
> pve-container: 2.0-22
> pve-docs: 5.1-17
> pve-firewall: 3.0-8
> pve-firmware: 2.0-4
> pve-ha-manager: 2.0-5
> pve-i18n: 1.0-4
> pve-libspice-server1: 0.12.8-3
> pve-qemu-kvm: 2.11.1-5
> pve-xtermjs: 1.0-3
> qemu-server: 5.0-25
> smartmontools: 6.5+svn4324-1
> spiceterm: 3.0-5
> vncterm: 1.5-3
> zfsutils-linux: 0.7.7-pve1~bpo9
> 
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