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How to shut down a fedora 20 virtual machine?

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I am currently running RHEL 6.5 on a 64-bit laptop, and installed a new fedora 20 VM using the Virtual Machine Manager -- seemed to work fine, f20 came up, looks good, but now i want to shut it down, so from the f20 console, I selected "Virtual Machine" -> "Shut Down" -> "Shut Down".

Where it *looks* like the VM shuts down, but the VMM window shows "f20 Running"

Should I expect a different result? I was expecting the VMM window to show that that VM was Stopped or something.

posted Dec 17, 2013 by Bob Wise

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That command should be the same as 'virsh shutdown '. I'm not sure how the message gets to the VM to shut it down cleanly but I'm guessing some sort of message gets to systemd in the VM.

How long have you waited for it to shutdown? You might be running into this bug:

slow shutdown unit user@0.service entered failed state

answer Dec 17, 2013 by Garima Jain
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