[one-users] VM's in State: FAILED

Carlos Martín Sánchez cmartin at opennebula.org
Tue Jul 15 06:07:28 PDT 2014


On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 3:58 PM, Mateusz Skała <mateusz.skala at budikom.net>

> Hi,
> After reboot my kvm host I have some VM's in state FAILED. There is no
> other option to repair this VM than use "delete --recreate", but if I use
> this, data stored into VM disrepair. What I'm doing wrong? How can I get
> recover VM from damaged host without data lost?

Unfortunately, there is no way to recover a VM from failed.

> Second question, if I log into VM and send command "poweroff" then console
> window ends, but VM is in "RUNNING" state and I can't start console. The
> only way to log into this VM is reboot. Why VM can't change state to
> shutdown/poweroff automatically?

This will actually change in the upcoming 4.8 release. If the VM guest is
shutdown, the VM will be moved to the 'poweroff' state.

Carlos Martín, MSc
Project Engineer
OpenNebula - Flexible Enterprise Cloud Made Simple
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