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Bug 1057409 - Migrate guest with Error starts the paused guest.
Summary: Migrate guest with Error starts the paused guest.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt
Version: 6.5
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Martin Kletzander
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On: 1057407
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-24 02:57 UTC by
Modified: 2014-04-04 21:26 UTC (History)
11 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of: 1057407
Last Closed: 2014-04-04 21:26:48 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description 2014-01-24 02:57:01 UTC
Clone the bug due to reproduce it on rhel6.5 
# rpm -qa libvirt

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1057407 +++

Description of problem:
Migrate guest with Error starts the paused guest.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# rpm -qa libvirt

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Use the tree to get two hosts A and B.
Prepare the guest on nfs pool do the following steps on host A and B.
1. On host A:
# virsh list --all
 Id    Name                           State
 3     mig2                           running
Migrate the guest with --suspend option from A to B.
[root@4-116 ~]# virsh migrate mig2 --live qemu+ssh://hostb/system --verbose --suspend
root@hostb's password:
Migration: [100 %]
[root@4-116 ~]# virsh list --all
 Id    Name                           State
 -     mig2                           shut off

Starts the guest after the migration is done.
[root@4-116 ~]# virsh start mig2  ==> this step is not common.
Domain mig2 started

2. On hostB.

# virsh list --all
 Id    Name                           State
 10    mig2                           paused

Try to migrate the guest back from B to A with --suspend option
[root@7-204 ~]# virsh migrate mig2 --live qemu+ssh://hosta/system --verbose --suspend
root@hosta's password:
error: Requested operation is not valid: domain is already active as 'mig2' ===> it's right we got the error here.

[root@7-204 ~]# virsh list --all
 Id    Name                           State
 10    mig2                           running   ==> it doesn't make sense that the error turn on the paused guest.

Comment 2 Martin Kletzander 2014-03-07 08:37:52 UTC
Fixed upstream with v1.2.1-136-g440a1aa:

commit 440a1aa508f7abec635a035158e9b37e179f2db2
Author: Martin Kletzander <>
Date:   Thu Feb 6 14:30:59 2014 +0100

    qemu: keep pre-migration domain state after failed migration

Comment 5 RHEL Product and Program Management 2014-04-04 21:26:48 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.
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