RHV: deleting snapshot fails with "Bitmap already exists: libvirt-tmp-activewrite" error looping

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • Cannot delete snapshot
  • Deleting snapshot is taking a very long time
  • Can only delete snapshot after shut-down of Virtual machine
  • VDSM logs are filled with a loop of "Bitmap already exists: libvirt-tmp-activewrite" errors.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2
    • libvirt-6.0.0-25
    • vdsm-4.40.22-1.el8ev.x86_64

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