error while deleting snapshot


Active Member
Sep 17, 2011
Hi Team,

I am getting th efollowing error while trying to delete snapshots from a kvm server. The kvm is cent os 7 and is switch off.
Errors :

qemu-img: Could not delete snapshot 'snapshot6': Failed to free the cluster and L1 table: Invalid argument
TASK ERROR: command '/usr/bin/qemu-img snapshot -d snapshot6 /mnt/pve/Datastore/images/101/vm-101-disk-1.qcow2' failed: exit code 1

Storage is from NFS share.

Proxmox is up to date.

proxmox-ve: 4.4-84 (running kernel: 4.4.44-1-pve)
pve-manager: 4.4-12 (running version: 4.4-12/e71b7a74)
pve-kernel-4.4.44-1-pve: 4.4.44-84
pve-kernel-4.4.19-1-pve: 4.4.19-66
lvm2: 2.02.116-pve3
corosync-pve: 2.4.2-2~pve4+1
libqb0: 1.0-1
pve-cluster: 4.0-48
qemu-server: 4.0-109
pve-firmware: 1.1-10
libpve-common-perl: 4.0-92
libpve-access-control: 4.0-23
libpve-storage-perl: 4.0-76
pve-libspice-server1: 0.12.8-2
vncterm: 1.3-1
pve-docs: 4.4-3
pve-qemu-kvm: 2.7.1-4
pve-container: 1.0-94
pve-firewall: 2.0-33
pve-ha-manager: 1.0-40
ksm-control-daemon: 1.2-1
glusterfs-client: 3.5.2-2+deb8u3
lxc-pve: 2.0.7-3
lxcfs: 2.0.6-pve1
criu: 1.6.0-1
novnc-pve: 0.5-8
smartmontools: 6.5+svn4324-1~pve80

Could anyone please advise



Proxmox Retired Staff
Retired Staff
Oct 1, 2014

please update your system and try again.


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