Why KVM/RHEV virtual machines crashes when copying text through Spice console?

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  • KVM/RHEV virtual machines crashed with below error when copying bulk text through Spice console.
qemu-kvm: spice-qemu-char.c:173: spice_chr_add_watch: Assertion `cond == G_IO_OUT' failed.
2015-12-16 13:45:15.697+0000: shutting down
  • Virtual machine crashed during clipboard activity with RHEV event VM is down with error. Exit message: Lost connection with qemu process


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.5
  • qemu-kvm-rhev-2.1.0-1.el7.x86_64
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hosts 7.1

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