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Rebooting hung XenServer VM

Thankfully XenServer is on the way out in my environment. One of the perpetual troubles is the issue with hung VM’s. The server blades are running XenServer 5.6 Service Pack 2. Seemingly at random a VM will hang, console is unresponsive and SSH connections are nonexistent. Selecting “Force Reboot” or “Shutdown” operation in XenCenter does […]

Posted on October 22, 2012 at 10:21 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: virtualization, xen, xenserver

XenServer failing to boot a VM

XenServer failing to boot a VM This was just an interesting incident I had. Disclaimer: the VM was not in production. The server blade was running XenServer 5.6 Service Pack 2. Someone made a change to the VM and when it was rebooted, XenServer refused to bring it back up with the following error: „Error: […]

Posted on July 3, 2012 at 11:15 by somedude · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: centos, linux, linux tips, redhat, virtualization, xen, xenserver