restore old backup fails

ewuewu

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Sep 14, 2010
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Hi all,

I've installed a bradnew proxmox cluster (Vers 5.4-3). Now I would like to restore some old vm's from an old 2.2-32 environment. Unfortunately this fails.

Whenever I click on restore the system creates an empty vm with some default values and in the taskviewer pop up I get 'TASK ERROR: VM is locked (create)'. Afterwards the prozess stucks.

The old backup format is ...tar.lzo like 'vzdump-qemu-102-2019_03_30-14_37_23.tar.lzo'

How can I restore from such an old backup? Any ideas?
 

dcsapak

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Feb 1, 2016
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can you try from the command line and post the output?

Code:
qm create NEWVMID --archive <path to file>
 

stuck

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Feb 12, 2010
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I hope it is okay to revive this old thread.
I have the exact problem restoring a qemu backup from old proxmox (1.5) onto current version. the backup is in *.tgz format. qmrestore or qm create results in almost immediate error of "VM is locked (create)".
Any hint is appreciated.
 

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