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Consolidating a virtual machine snapshot on an ESXi 6.0 host fails with the error: Failed to destroy mirror node while consolidating disks (2135631)

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Symptoms

  • When consolidating a virtual machine snapshot on an ESXi 6.0 host, the virtual machine fails and creates a vmx-zdump  file in the /vmfs/volumes/datastore/virtual_machine/  directory.

    • In the /vmfs/volumes/datastore/virtual_machine/vmware.log  file, you see entries similar to:

      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME>| vcpu-0| W110: Mirror_DisconnectMirrorNode: Failed to send disconnect ioctl for mirror node '2c378214-4f068217-svmmirror': (Device or resource busy)
      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME>| vcpu-0| W110: Mirror: scsi0:1: MirrorDisconnectDiskMirrorNode: Failed to disconnect mirror node '/vmfs/devices/svm/2c378214-4f068217-svmmirror'
      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME>| vcpu-0| W110: ConsolidateDiskCloseCB: Failed to destroy mirror node while consolidating disks '/vmfs/volumes/path/to/virtualmachine-000001.vmdk' -> '/vmfs/volumes/path/to/virtualmachine.vmdk'.

    • In the /var/log/vmkernel.log  file, you see entries similar to:

      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME> cpu17:24867248)SVM: 2463: Error destroying device 2c378214-4f068217-svmmirror (Busy)
      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME> cpu2:36794)FSS: 5327: No FS driver claimed device '2c378214-4f068217-svmmirror': No filesystem on the device
      YYYY-MM-DDT<TIME> cpu2:36794)FSS: 5327: No FS driver claimed device 'control': No filesystem on the device


      Note: This log excerpt is an example. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.

    Resolution

    This issue is resolved in VMware ESXi 6.0 Update 1b, available at VMware Downloads.

    See Also

    Update History

    01/07/2016 - Added the details of the ESXi 6.0 U1b release, which resolves this issue.

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