libvirtd fails to start

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • When systemctl (re)start libvirtd is run, libvrtd service fails to complete starting-up being killed by systemd due to timeouts.
  • If running on that host, OpenStack nova service fails to spawn a VM due to libvirtd errors,


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8+

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