RHEL 7 hangs on VMware after taking a snapshot

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Issue

  • A Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 virtual machine hosted on VMware hypervisor begins to hang some time after a quiesing the filesystems during snapshot operations.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • open-vm-tools is in use on the system instead of VMware's vmware-tools
  • VMware's vmsync driver is used to help quiesce

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