[libvirt-users] Live Disk Snapshot Not Supported

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Mon Nov 24 16:22:58 UTC 2014

On 11/23/2014 04:15 AM, Payes Anand wrote:
> # virsh snapshot-create-as small snap1 --disk-only --atomic
> error: Operation not supported: live disk snapshot not supported with this
> QEMU binary
> OS used: CentOS 7

Libvirt can't do live snapshots if the underlying qemu cannot.  Since
you are using CentOS, I'd look into finding the qemu-kvm-rhev package
(the default qemu-kvm package is intentionally shipped with fewer
supported features, and you have run into one of those features).

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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