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Re: [Xen-users] migration failure

To: Nick Upson <nick.upson@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] migration failure
From: Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 12:01:27 +0200
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On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 04:29:30PM +0000, Nick Upson wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to migrate 2 VMs from one host to another, both hosts are
> centos 5.4 64bit
> one vm is fc12, the other is xp. The migration items in the configs
> have been modified to permit this.

First of all you should update to 5.5, and definitely to 5.6 (when it's out).
A lot of fixes are included in those updates.

> [root@virtual0 ~]# xm migrate WINXP_1 virtual1
> Error: /usr/lib64/xen/bin/xc_save 22 5 0 0 4 failed
> Usage: xm migrate <Domain> <Host>

Are you running PV drivers in WINXP ?

-- Pasi

> Migrate a domain to another machine.
> Options:
> -h, --help           Print this help.
> -l, --live           Use live migration.
> -p=portnum, --port=portnum
>                      Use specified port for migration.
> -r=MBIT, --resource=MBIT
>                      Set level of resource usage for migration.
> both hosts have the same version(s) installed
> [root@virtual1 ~]# rpm -qa | grep xen
> kernel-xen-2.6.18-194.32.1.el5
> kernel-xen-2.6.18-164.el5
> xen-libs-3.0.3-105.el5_5.5
> xen-libs-3.0.3-105.el5_5.5
> xen-3.0.3-105.el5_5.5
> I've tried using the virt-manager as well, same effect (I guess this
> is just a gui frontend to the same commands)
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