SPICE server crash causing VM to shutdown unexpectedly under RHEV 3.x

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Affects both Windows and Linux guests
  • VM is effectively hard shut down, like pulling the power out of a physical machine.
    • Windows guests print 'machine rebooted unexpectedly' after reboot
    • Linux guests produce no shutdown logs


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.2
  • Guests using SPICE graphics

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