----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher Pereira" <kripper(a)imatronix.cl>
> To: devel(a)ovirt.org
> Sent: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 1:44:16 AM
> Subject: [ovirt-devel] Unable to import templates
> A user was unable to import a VM template from a gluster export storage
> because of various reasons, and since I'm afraid this could hit many
> users (losing many days waiting for import tasks to...fail) I would like
> to share the issues and some ideas with you:
> 1) Slowness:
> FYI, working with sparse files on GlusterFS mounts will be very slow
> until https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1220173
> Maybe the same applies also to other network file-systems.
> 2) Engine Task timeout:
> The last times the user tried to import this template (using nightly
> builds), the task was apparently deleted by Engine because of timeout
> while the qemu-img process continued running (and consuming resources).
> I'm not sure, but I believe the tasks are deleted by Engine after 4 or 5
> days no matter if the qemu-img process is still running (!?).
> Thus, slow import tasks will never finish.
> Can someone please confirm?
> Maybe we can improve something here to support long import tasks.
Sounds like a bug.
Could you please report it with all the logs, etc. attached?