unable to start the vm on OSP 13.x

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • On the OSP hypervisor, we get below error:
[root@overcloud-compute-0 ~]# virsh list --all
 Id    Name                           State
 1     instance-00000317              running
 4     instance-0000006c              running
 11    instance-00000d1f              running
 13    instance-00000c29              running
 14    instance-00000bbd              running
 15    instance-00000e75              running
 21    instance-00000d6a              running
 22    instance-00000fb9              running
 -     instance-00000573              shut off
  • VM won't start:
[root@overcloud-compute-0 ~]# virsh start instance-00000573
error: Failed to start domain instance-00000573
error: internal error: qemu unexpectedly closed the monitor: 2020-11-06T11:19:13.878698Z qemu-kvm: -drive file=/dev/disk/by-id/dm-uuid-mpath-36000d3100155be000000000000000182,fo
rmat=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk1,serial=d46a3fcf-c4b4-40e8-a819-2ddb39a65e80,cache=none,discard=unmap,aio=native: 'serial' is deprecated, please use the corresponding opti
on of '-device' instead
2020-11-06T11:19:13.884698Z qemu-kvm: -drive file=/dev/disk/by-id/dm-uuid-mpath-36000d3100155b800000000000000073c,format=raw,if=none,id=drive-virtio-disk2,serial=f087708a-5c7d-4237-8e7a-4a8440ad1390,cache=none,discard=unmap,aio=native: 'serial' is deprecated, please use the corresponding option of '-device' instead
2020-11-06T11:19:14.197948Z qemu-kvm: -vnc Failed to start VNC server: Failed to bind socket: Cannot assign requested address
  • VM name/flavor:
[root@overcloud-compute-0 ~]# virsh dumpxml instance-00000573  | grep -i nova | grep -i name
      <nova:flavor name="c1-medium-tuk-pb">
  • On the OSP Director , we are unable to bring below vm online / poweron :
openstack server list --all-projects  | grep -i guest
| ee471ad9-0f89-448a-ae2e-4a2a58f099af | guest                      | SHUTOFF | Service_Network=


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (RHOSP)

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