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From Nitin Mehta <>
Subject Re: snapshots in kvm
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:00:09 GMT
With the current implementation of snapshots for kvm I think its a bug. It
should be creating snapshot of only 1 volume belonging to a vm at a time

On 14/08/13 5:10 PM, "Sanjeev Neelarapu" <>

>This regarding snapshot process in KVM. Does libvirt allow creating
>snapshots on two disks of a vm at the same time?
>I have deployed a vm with root and data disk. Configured recurring
>snapshot policies on both root disk and data disk and snapshot process
>triggered on both the disks with difference of 1 sec.
>But one of them failed with libvirt exception:
>Failed to manage snapshot: org.libvirt.LibvirtException: Timed out during
>operation: cannot acquire state change lock
>Is this expected? If yes could you specify the reason for my

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