My Oracle Support Banner

OLVM: VM Live Migration Fails with "Migration Stalling" (Doc ID 2702699.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 21, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

In the vdsm.log, there are lots of "Migration stalling" errors prior to "Failed to migrate": 

WARN (migmon/960d5a81) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Migration stalling: remaining (13253MiB) > lowmark (492MiB). (migration:854)
WARN (migmon/960d5a81) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Migration stalling: remaining (12643MiB) > lowmark (492MiB). (migration:854)
WARN (migmon/960d5a81) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Migration stalling: remaining (12032MiB) > lowmark (492MiB). (migration:854)
WARN (migmon/960d5a81) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Migration stalling: remaining (11423MiB) > lowmark (492MiB).(migration:854)
WARN (migmon/e836013d) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Migration stalling: remaining (237MiB) > lowmark (80MiB). (migration:854)
WARN (migmon/e836013d) [virt.vm] (vmId='xxxxxxxxx') Aborting migration (migration:916)
ERROR (migsrc/960d5a81) [virt.vm] (vmId='960d5a81-377c-405a-8a9f-48f7132ad75d') Failed to migrate (migration:450)
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/migration.py", line 431, in _regular_run
time.time(), migrationParams, machineParams
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/migration.py", line 505, in _startUnderlyingMigration
self._perform_with_conv_schedule(duri, muri)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/migration.py", line 591, in _perform_with_conv_schedule
self._perform_migration(duri, muri)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/migration.py", line 525, in _perform_migration
self._migration_flags)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/virt/virdomain.py", line 100, in f
ret = attr(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/common/libvirtconnection.py", line 131, in wrapper
ret = f(*args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/vdsm/common/function.py", line 94, in wrapper
return func(inst, *args, **kwargs)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages/libvirt.py", line 1781, in migrateToURI3
if ret == -1: raise libvirtError ('virDomainMigrateToURI3() failed', dom=self)
libvirtError: operation aborted: migration out job: canceled by client

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 For Cause [1]
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.