libvirtd service will not start after upgrade: undefined symbol: rbd_diff_iterate2

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  • After RHEL based RHV host upgrade, libvirtd service will not start with the following in messages
libvirtd: 18953: error : virModuleLoadFile:53 : internal error: Failed to load module '/usr/lib64/libvirt/storage-backend/': /usr/lib64/libvirt/storage-backend/ undefined symbol: rbd_diff_iterate2


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.x
  • KVM qemu-kvm-1.5.3-160.el7
  • RHEL Hypervisor Host 7.x

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