[libvirt-users] Virtual Machines Stay Off If Rebooted

Patrick Wilbur patrick.wilbur at gmail.com
Fri May 25 21:15:34 UTC 2012

Hey Andrew,

Could you run the following?

#virsh dumpxml <domain>

The XML for one of my VMs contains some entries that look like the


What do yours look like?

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On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Andrew Martin <amartin at xes-inc.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am using libvirt on Ubuntu 10.04 Server and the following versions of
> these packages:
> libvirt-bin, libvirt0, python-libvirt - 0.7.5-5ubuntu27.22
> qemu-kvm 0.12.3+noroms-0ubuntu9.18
> Recently, when restarting a VM (either by issuing "sudo reboot" on a Linux
> guest or choosing "Restart" from the Start Menu on a Windows guest) the VM
> shuts down and remains off rather than simply restarting. I cannot test
> "virsh restart <domain>" on this server as the version of libvirt does not
> appear to support restarting - see
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvirt/+bug/368962
> I do not receive any errors in /var/log when the shutdown occurs. Powering
> the VM back on works, however I would prefer to have hot restart working so
> VMs that are automatically rebooted to install updates will come back up
> automatically. Do you have any suggestions on how to debug this behavior?
> Thanks,
> Andrew
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