Snapshot attempt of RHEL server fails and the guest VM goes into an unresponsive state

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Snapshot of the RHEL7 guest on the VMWare ESXi hypervisor failed and the guest system became unresponsive.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7.6
  • open-vm-tools-10.1.10-3.el7_5.1.x86_64
  • lvm mounted in loopback mode

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