[libvirt-users] active commit not supported with this QEMU binary

Kashyap Chamarthy kchamart at redhat.com
Thu Sep 1 09:46:57 UTC 2016

On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:51:54AM +0200, Ishmael Tsoaela wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am creating snapshot and whilest running blockcommit I am coming acrross
> this error:
>  virsh blockcommit Node-A  vda  --verbose --pivot
> error: unsupported configuration: active commit not supported with this
> QEMU binary

This must be an older QEMU binary (you didn't tell the version info)
that doesn't support active commit.

> Does anyone know what this could be and how to fix it, i tried compiling
> latest libvirt and latest qemu..

I've just tested with these libvirt versions, and it works just fine:


>  libvirtd -V
> libvirtd (libvirt) 2.1.0
>  kvm -version
> QEMU emulator version 2.6.93, Copyright


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