Error migration vm


Active Member
May 28, 2018
I have an issue with several vms.
Can some one to suggest me how to fix this?

2019-08-01 08:46:21 starting migration of VM 111 to node 'PVEx2' (
2019-08-01 08:46:21 copying disk images
2019-08-01 08:46:21 starting VM 111 on remote node 'PVEx2'
2019-08-01 08:46:22 can't activate LV '/dev/vg1_iscsi/vm-111-disk-0': device-mapper: create ioctl on vg1_iscsi-vm--111--disk--0LVM-cnDyZZPQ6CcZcuNqCn3fYfQ2VLAwiigosdNnhD65mE8J0RQt3saU3M8qgcQhLwv9 failed: Device or resource busy
2019-08-01 08:46:22 ERROR: online migrate failure - command '/usr/bin/ssh -e none -o 'BatchMode=yes' -o 'HostKeyAlias=PVEx2' root@ qm start 111 --skiplock --migratedfrom PVEx1 --migration_type secure --stateuri unix --machine pc-i440fx-2.12' failed: exit code 255
2019-08-01 08:46:22 aborting phase 2 - cleanup resources
2019-08-01 08:46:22 migrate_cancel
2019-08-01 08:46:24 ERROR: migration finished with problems (duration 00:00:04)
TASK ERROR: migration problems

Does the target node have a storage with the same name?

The error msg in line 4 indicates some problem with it.
Yes, this is cluster with shared storage. All mv's can be moved from host to host, only two machines with the error.

Thank you,


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