Cant reboot any KVM - PVE 8.0.3


New Member
Aug 21, 2023
Hello everyone,

Is anyone else experiencing issues with rebooting KVM instances via the PVE WebGUI or API calls?

I remember there was a similar bug in PVE Version 5, which was resolved in that same version. However, I'm currently running v8.0.3 and encountering the same problem. When I try to reboot a KVM instance through the WebGUI, the associated task just keeps loading indefinitely, and there's no output displayed.

The issue persists when I use API calls, even though stopping and starting the KVM work perfectly fine. I've checked for bugs related to this issue in PVE Version 8, but couldn't find any.

For additional context, the KVM instances I've tried to reboot have ACPI and QEMU Guest Agent enabled, and the hypervisor was updated and upgraded just 10 minutes ago. The problem existed even before the update/upgrade.

Is anyone else facing this issue, and does anyone have insights into potential reasons for this behavior?

Thank you! :)
Anything in the systemd journal at the time of the VM reboot?
Here the only syslog i have when i request reboot. Then it stay at this state and i have to manually cancel task if i want to example, stop it.

Aug 27 23:04:18 pvedaemon[29975]: requesting reboot of VM ****: UPID:123456:****:****:****:qmreboot:****:root@pam:
Aug 27 23:04:18 pvedaemon[23654]: <root@pam> starting task UPID:123456:****:****:****:qmreboot:****:root@pam:
please share the output of pveversion -v and qm config <ID> --current. Is there anything in the VM's logs around the time of the issue? Does it work if you disable the guest agent?


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