[Users] VM with stateless snapshot won't start

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Mon Dec 16 07:42:57 UTC 2013

On 12/05/2013 01:03 PM, Martijn Grendelman wrote:
> Hi,
> After maintenance on a host, I am trying to start a VM that has been
> running statelessly for a while. It refuses to start and Engine logs the
> following:
> 2013-12-05 11:59:18,125 INFO
> [org.ovirt.engine.core.dal.dbbroker.auditloghandling.AuditLogDirector]
> (pool-6-thread-48) Correlation ID: 43d49965, Job ID:
> 0d943a6d-9d65-4ac1-89b7-139d30b4813c, Call Stack: null, Custom Event ID:
> -1, Message: Failed to start VM WinXP, because exist snapshot for
> stateless state. Snapshot will be deleted.
> Should I submit a bug report for the poor English in this log line? ;-)

yes, or better yet, a simple text patch ;)
(the rest of the issues have been resolved via other replies in the thread)


> The 'Snapshots' tab for the VM doesn't show anything, but repeated
> attempts to start the VM just show the same message in the log.
> What can I do to start this VM?

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