Rescan of Physical Disks on VM Server yields OVMAPI_4010E "XmlRpcException: <class 'agent.lib.filelock.LockError'>:Lock file /var/run/ovs-agent/discover_hardware.lock failed: timeout occured. " (Doc ID 2125237.1)

Last updated on APRIL 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle VM, all 3.X.X releases, when attempting to rescan physical disks for a particular VM Server in the VM Manager Graphical User Interface, the job fails with the following kind of error message :

 

Cause

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