Suspended guest OS cannot be resumed.

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  • Suspended guest OS cannot be resumed by both "virsh resume" and virt-manager.
  • In the case of "virsh resume", it can't resume the suspended guest with the following message.

    # virsh resume rhel60
     error: Failed to resume domain rhel60
     error: Timed out during operation: cannot acquire state change lock
  • In the case of virt-manager, it hangs up.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version Number: 6 snapshot 9
  • Architecture: x86_64
  • Kernel Version: kernel-2.6.32-54.el6.x86_64
  • libvirt-0.8.1-20.el6.x86_64
  • qemu-kvm-
  • qemu-kvm-tools-

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