[libvirt-users] Snapshot error "command savevm not found"

Osier Yang jyang at redhat.com
Tue Aug 2 08:35:16 UTC 2011

? 2011?08?02? 08:15, Trey Dockendorf ??:
> Attempting to take snapshots of VM using virsh with the following 
> command,
> # virsh -c qemu:///system snapshot-create CentOS6-x86-001
> Results in the following error,
> error: internal error unable to execute QEMU command 'savevm': The 
> command savevm has not been found
> The VM's virtual disks are qcow2.  Below is the XML file for this vm

It means your qemu or qemu-kvm doesn't support savevm monitor command.
You can confirm it like below.

# service libvirtd stop
# nc -U /var/lib/libvirt/qemu/$domain.monitor
 > {"execute": "qmp_capabilities"}
 > {"execute": "query-commands"}

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